Kristyne Brown and Robert Bower were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in The Wedding Garden in Carbondale. The Pastor Shaker Samuel officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen and Audrey Brown of Thompsonville are the parents of the bride.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. Robert Bower of Murphysboro and Lisa Womick of Carterville.
The maid of honor was Jennifer Tinsley. Bridesmaids were Valerie Cullum, Kelsey Bierman, Kelsey Blake and Autumn Brown.
The flower girl was Penny Mileur.
The best man was Nicholas McLaughlin. Groomsmen were Matt Glenn, Nathan McCarville, Alex Frease and Adam Mileur.
The ring bearer was Levi Brown.
Ushers were Jordan Eldridge and Bryce Falaster.
The newlyweds greeted guests at a reception held in The Wedding Garden in Carbondale.
After a honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico, the newlyweds will reside in Herrin.
The bride is 2010 graduate of SIU with a bachelor's degree of accountancy and management information systems and a 2011 graduate of SIU with a master's degree of accountancy. She is a cost accountant specialist at Aisin Electronics Illinois.
The bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Murphysboro Christian Academy and a graduate of SIU for criminal justice. He is a visual merchandising manager at Ashley Furniture Home store.