Posted: Oct. 26, 2012 6:51 pm Updated: Dec. 7, 2012 7:15 pm


First Christian Church in Quincy was the setting for the June 9 wedding of Miss Lauren Elizabeth Shepard and Jeremy Michael Holt, both of Payson.

The bride is a daughter of Mark Shepard of Payson and Jennifer Barrow of Buffalo, Wyo. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Holt of Quincy.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents during the 3 p.m. ceremony conducted by the Rev. Tracy Armstrong. Music was provided by Lana Anderson, organist/pianist, and Megan Peters, soloist.

Maid of honor was Natasha Maddox of Payson. Bridesmaids were Grace Shepard of Quincy, sister of the bride; Kaytlynn Shepard of Payson, cousin of the bride; and Kaylan Tucker of Quincy, sister of the bridegroom.

Best man was Zachary Holt of Quincy, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Nathan Jackson; Richard Hessling, brother of the bride; and Derrick Tucker, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, all of Quincy.

Ushers were Conner Hessling and Richard Hessling of Quincy, brothers of the bride.

Flower girl was Jezyca Todd of Payson, cousin of the bride, and ring bearer was Heath Tucker of Quincy, nephew of the bridegroom.

A rehearsal dinner was held in the Patio, hosted by the bridegroom's parents. A reception began at 6 p.m. in the Ambiance.

The newlyweds are at home in Payson after honeymooning in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Quincy High School and is a receptionist at the Quincy Medical Group.

The bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of Quincy High School and a 2012 graduate of John Wood Community College, where he was on the dean's list and earned degrees in science and engineering/CAD.


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