Carol Bean and Michael Goad were united in marriage Oct. 18, 2014, at the bride's home in Louisville, Kentucky. The Rev. Ron Cheak officiated the ceremony.
Duward Bean of Nashville, Illinois, and Lavina Rotolo of Louisville, Kentucky, are the parents of the bride.
The bridegroom is the son of Epha Goad of Carterville and the late Jerry Goad.
The bride wore an ivory, satin gown with a beaded lace overlay.
The newlyweds greeted guests at a reception at the bride's home.
After a honeymoon in St. Lucia, the newlyweds will reside in Louisville.
The bride is a 1987 graduate of Illinois State University in Normal and a 1989 graduate of SIU. She is an account manger at Airgas.
The bridegroom is a 1984 and 1987 graduate of ISU in Normal and a 2000 graduate of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He is an attorney for the U.S. Coast Guard.