COLUMBIA -- Michelle Lee Goff and Andrew Burton Boldrey exchanged marriage vows in a 4 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 4, 2005, at Missouri United Methodist Church in Columbia. The Rev. William F. Koch performed the ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Michael Goff of Holt's Summit and Sandra Laurich of New Bloomfield. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Boldrey of Sikeston.
Providing music for the occasion were organist Craig Datz and vocalist Amanda Emke of St. Louis, friend of the bridegroom.
Ruth Talbot of Akron, Ohio, aunt of the bride; and Jamie Sutherell of St. Louis, friend of the bridegroom, served as readers.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white Maggie Sottero floor length satin gown with an asymmetrical waist. It was embellished with Swaroyski crystals, bugle beads, sequins, glass beads, seed beads and simulated crystals. The dress featured a corset lace up back and a sweep train. The veil was two-tiered elbow length with Swaroyski crystals embellished on the end of the two layers. She carried a hand-tied bouquet consisting of white miniature calla lilies, peonies and stephanotis with green viburnum. The stem was wrapped in white ribbon detailed with pearl-headed pins.
Matrons of honor were Holly Phernetton of St. Louis, friend of the bride, and Amy Brown of Holts Summit, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Ittner of St. Louis, friend of the bride; Kim Mehrhoff of New Bloomfield, aunt of the bride; and Tanna Armentrout of Kansas City, friend of the bride. Attendants wore claret red Alfred Angelo two-piece strapless satin dresses. The top's neckline was accented with a rolled band, princess lined bodice and a dropped curved waistline. The skirt was A-line floor-length.
Madeline Emke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Emke of St. Louis, was flower girl.
Joe Albietz of Denver, Colo., served his friend as best man. Groomsmen were Aaron Boldrey of Sikeston, brother of the bridegroom; Jeremy Hampton of Kansas City, friend of the bridegroom; Doyle Noe of Sikeston, friend of the bridegroom; and Brennan McMillan of Evansville, Ind., friend of the bridegroom.
Dustin Mehrhoff, cousin of the bride and son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Mehrhoff of New Bloomfield, served as ring bearer.
Candlelighters were Brylie and Kylie Noe, friends of the couple and children of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Noe of Sikeston.
Ushers were Tom Boyd of New Bloomfield, cousin of the bride; Todd Druley, Chris Emke and Jamie Sutherell, all of St. Louis, friends of the bridegroom.
Program and guest book attendants were Kati Smith of Akron, Ohio, and Kelli Boyd of New Bloomfield, cousins of the bride.
Following the ceremony a reception with a sit-down dinner, cake and dancing was held at the Reynolds Alumni Center at University of Missouri-Columbia.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bridegroom's parents at 6:30 p.m. June 3 at Les Bourgeois Winery in Rocheport.
A 1999 graduate of Jefferson City High School and a 2003 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a business degree in finance and a minor in statistics, the new Mrs. Boldrey is a 2005 graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a master's degree in business administration. She is employed as a marketing research analyst for Montgomery Bank in Sikeston.
Boldrey graduated in 1996 from Sikeston High School and in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine from the University of Missouri-
Kansas City. In 2005, he completed his pediatric residency training at St. Louis Children's Hospital. He is a pediatric physician at Ferguson Medical Group in Sikeston.
Following a wedding trip to Ocho Rios Jamaica at the Royal Plantation, Dr. and Mrs. Boldrey are making their home in Sikeston.