Megan Pierce and Anthony Randall Hargett were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, in Brush Creek Campgrounds in Xenia.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Shelli Pierce of Mount Vernon. She is the granddaughter of Wilbert Pierce of Mount Vernon and the late Darlene Pierce, and Ann Stuck of Oak Ridge Tennessee, and the late Robert Stuck.
The groom is the son of Randy and Sherry Hargett of Thompsonville. He is the grandson of the late Dude and Ruby Evans and the late Bill and Phyllis Hargett.
The bride wore an ivory tank tulle lace trumpet gown with a chapel train complemented by a one-tier cathedral ivory veil with lace embroidery and carried a mixed bouquet of white roses, blue hydrangeas, white tea roses, light blue and dark blue delphinium, blue thistle, seed eucalyptus and green trec.
Amanda Say of Pearland, Texas served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Rebecca Sherman of Blue Springs, Missouri, Jessica Rumschlaag of Coventry, Rhode Island, Julian Thompson of Dillon, Colorado, and Ashley Casteel of Thompsonville, sister of the groom. The flower girl was Abby Casteel of Thompsonville, niece of the groom.
Brian Salina of Benton served as the best man. Groomsmen included William Nolen of Phenix, Alabama, Matthew Kim of Benton, Aaron Neal of New York City, New York, and Darren Hall of Benton. Junior groomsman was Gabe Casteel of Thompsonville, nephew of the groom.
The bride is a graduate of Mount Vernon Township High School and Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, and the groom is a graduate of Thompsonville High School and the University of Illinois.
The ceremony was officiated by Elder Gordon Rhine of Marion. Music for the ceremony was provided by Joan Munter of Salem and John “Rusty” Stuck of Knoxville, Tennessee, uncle of the bride. A reception was hosted on the campground.
Following a honeymoon in Portland, Oregon the couple resides in Benton.