Posted: Nov. 17, 2012 8:34 pm Updated: Dec. 29, 2012 9:15 pm


Hull United Methodist Church in Hull was the setting for the Sept. 2 wedding of Kelsi Jo Fesler and Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Jeffrey Drew Neese.

The bride is a daughter of Gary and Cathy Fesler of Hull. The bridegroom, of Quantico, Va., is a son of Drew Neese and Mark and Lisa Sprague of New Canton.

The bride was given in marriage by her father during the 4 p.m. ceremony conducted by the Rev. Sheila Kelly. Peg Holzgrafe was pianist and Brian Holzgrafe was violinist.

Maid of honor was Miss Annie Sigler of New Canton. Bridesmaids were Jill Caron of Columbia, Mo., Alaina Beardsley of Bloomington, Lanae Maloney of Kinderhook and Maggi Hoffman of Maryland Heights, Mo.

Best man was Alex Smith of Barry. Groomsmen were Adam Perrine of New Canton, brother-in-law of the bridegroom; Brett Fesler of Hull, brother of the bride; Trent Garner of Hull; and Cody Harpole of New Canton.

Ushers were Josh Borden of Hull and Dave Smith of Barry.

Flower girl was Chloe Walker of Cameron, Mo., cousin of the bride, and ring bearer was Jackson Ehlert of Barry.

A rehearsal dinner was held at Sprague's Kinderhook Lodge, hosted by the bridegroom's parents. A reception began at 5:30 p.m., also at Sprague's Kinderhook Lodge.

The newlyweds are at home in North Topsail Beach, N.C., and plan a wedding trip to Hawaii in December.

The bride earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in business finance.

The bridegroom earned a bachelor of science degree from Western Illinois University and is serving as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps.


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