CHARLESTON -- Lori Beth Stricker and Brandon Lee Gross were united in marriage during a 1 p.m. ceremony June 24, 2006, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Charleston. The Rev. James Seyer performed the ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Marion and Mary Ann Stricker of Charleston, and parents of the bridegroom are Teresa Gross Geringer of Biehle and the late Roy Gross.
Providing music for the occasion were vocalist Becky Barnhill and musician Terry Parker.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a white strapless, state, side-
draped beaded gown. Matron of honor was April Arledge of Branson. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Wehrenberg of Villa Ridge, Ill., and Julie Stricker of Charleston, sister of the bride.
Flower girl was Jadan Crader, daughter of Jason and Dawn Crader of Jefferson City.
Serving his nephew as best man was "Slugger" Burton of Sikeston. Groomsmen were Randal Briggs of Sikeston and Michael Stricker of Charleston, brother of the bride.
Ringbearer was Michael Burton, son of "Slugger" and Tonya Burton of Sikeston.
Ushers were John Blattel of Jefferson City, uncle of the bride; and Larry Geringer of Biehle, stepfather of the bridegroom. Guestbook attendant was Bethany Blattel of Jefferson City.
A reception followed in the St. Francis Xavier Parish Center at Sikeston.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Gross are making their home in Rockaway Beach.