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Vaughan Weds Westall

Miss Jessica Lauren Vaughan and Mr. Justin Wayne Westall were united in marriage on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:30 in the afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Fairfield, IL.  The ceremony was officiated by the Bride’s cousin, Pastor Kenny Gooch with around 400 guests attending a dinner and dance reception following the ceremony at the Floral Hall at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Fairfield.  The bride is the daughter of Randy & Carol Vaughan of Fairfield, IL.  She is the Granddaughter of Richard and Pat Vaughan, Ken and Harriet Nale, and Tom and Nita Seaman all of Fairfield, IL.  The groom is the son of Doug and Cheryl Westall of Olney, IL.  He is the grandson of Gene and Alberta Diesser and the late Donald and Marjorie Westall all of Olney, IL.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless gown of ivory organza and lace.  The bodice of the dress was highlighted with subtle ruching and ruffled trim with an empire waist that features beautiful beaded detail and the fit-and-flare skirt was adorned with elegant embellished lace and a chapel train.  The gown was complimented by a single tier veil with scalloped edge trimmed in large bead and crystal motif.  The bride carried a bouquet of calla lilies, roses & ranunculus complimented by crystals, pearls, and green accents.  The groom wore a black tuxedo with an ivory shirt, vest and, tie.

Tosha Rutter and Jenni Carey served as Maids of Honor.  Bridesmaids included: Jenna Richardson, Chelsea Hardy, Erin Jones, Nicole Gooch, Hillary Vaughan, Becky Vaughan, Stephanie Westall, Ashley Westall, Abby Vaughan, and Grace Frey.  The maids of honor and bridesmaids all wore empire waist, floor-length gowns in green chiffon that were accented with crystal beading along the sweetheart neckline and carried a bundle of white calla lilies with turquoise, green, and pearl accents.  Flower Girls were Ella Gooch, Brecken Meiners, and Kiersten Vaughan.  They wore turquoise tea-length dresses with green sashes. Program and Guest Registry attendants were Cayley Meiners and Jenna Meiners.

Mica Rist and Clay Seals served as Best Men.  Groomsmen included: Zach Weber, Drew Goff, Ryan Weesner, Patrick Dee, TJ Vaughan, Jeremy Vaughan (via iPad due to his current deployment to Cuba in the USAF), Craig Rennier, Dusty Daughtery, Andy Vaughan, and Tommy Oilar.  The Best Men and Groomsmen wore a black tuxedo, ivory shirt, and green vest and tie.  The Ring Bearers were Asher Gooch and Kamden Vaughan.  They wore a black tuxedo with an ivory shirt and turquoise vest and tie.  Ushers for the ceremony were Jarod Lamb, Chris Geier, Jonathon Fryburger, and Jason Gallagher.  The ushers wore a black tuxedo with ivory shirt and turquoise vest and tie.

Jessica is a 2008 graduate of Fairfield Community High School and a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.  She is currently employed full time through the University of Illinois Extension Office as the 4-H Program Coordinator for Richland County in Olney, IL.  Justin is a 2006 graduate of West Richland High school and a 2010 graduate of Southern Illinois University of Carbondale with a Bachelor’s Degree in Plant and Soil Science.  He is currently employed full time at his family farm in Olney.

The couple honeymooned at the Sandals La Toc Resort in St. Lucia enjoying the beach, zip lining through the rain forest, snorkeling, speedboat tour of the island, swimming in the Piton Mountains Waterfalls, and taking an all-natural Sulfar Mud Bath in the springs.  Jessica & Justin currently reside in Olney, IL.

 

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