BENTON -- Alicia Ann Crook and Andrew John King were united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony Aug. 20, 2005, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton. The Rev. Normand Varone officiated.
The bride is the daughter of John and Nancy Buell of Benton, and the bridegroom is the son of Almos Leo and Leona King of Benton.
Providing music for the occasion were vocalist Sarah Gregory and organist Angela Klueppel. Guestbook attendants were Karla Ditto of Benton and Katrice King of Louisville, Ky., sisters of the bridegroom.
Mass servers were Justine Hulshof, Sam Lix and Angela Lix, all of Benton. Daniel Seyer of Columbia was the lector. Gift bearers were Christina Glastetter, Emily Glastetter and Louis Hulshof of Benton. Zoe Dolbee of Oakwood, Ill., aunt of the bridegroom, served as Eucharistic minister.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor-length satin gown with a princess waist and pearl and sequined enhancements on the bodice. The gown featured sheer illusion sleeves with lace medallion appliques and button cuffs and was complete with a self-train.
Dana Seyer of St. Louis served her cousin as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Carla Littlepage of Benton, cousin of the bride; and Brittany Ditto of Benton, niece of the bridegroom.
Flower girl was Amanda Hulshof, cousin of the bride and daughter of Glenn and Bonnie Hulshof of Benton.
Best man was Jeff Ditto of Benton, brother-in-law of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Chris Crook of Benton and Josh Buell of Jackson, brothers of the bride.
Ringbearer was John Lix, cousin of the bride and son of Dewayne and Jane Lix of Benton.
Candlelighters and ushers were Jacob Buell of Jackson, brother of the bride; and Jacob Ditto of Benton, nephew of the bridegroom. Justin Glastetter of Jackson also served as an usher.
A reception followed in the St. Denis Parish Center.
The new Mr. and Mrs. King are making their home in Kansas City.