Brandi Neal became the bride of Forrest Welch on March 28 at the First United Methodist Church in Kenton.

Rev. Paul Frick led the 2 p.m. exchange of vows.
The bride is the daughter of Arden and Vicki Bice of Holgate. The groom is the son of James Welch of
Cantonment, Fla.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a full length gown with a taffeta bodice with handmade
bead work and full tulle skirt.
Jennifer Gallagher of Bowling Green, was the maid of honor. She wore a red cranberry colored floor length
taffeta gown.
Bridesmaids were Abigail Neal of Bowling Green, the bride’s sister, and Tracy Freese of Bowling Green.
They wore red cranberry colored floor length taffeta gowns.
Michelle Cook, Pensacola, Fla., a niece of the groom, was the flower girl. She wore a peach satin dress.

The ring bearer was Ian Young, Westerville, a nephew of the bride.
James Welch, father of the groom, was best man.
Ushers were Thomas Dent, Jackson, Miss.; Lee Gray Turnage Jr., Starkville Miss.; Christopher Shaw,
Clinton, Miss; and Timothy Jones, Jackson, Miss.
Vocalist for the ceremony was Tracy Freese.
The reception was held at the Kenton Memorial Golf Course.
The newlyweds honeymooned at Gatlinburg, Tenn.
They will make their home in Pensacola.
The bride graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1998 and Central Bible College in 2002. She is an
office administrator in Pensacola.
The groom graduated from Pine Forest High School in Pensacola in 1992 and Belhaven College in 2001.
He is an electrician in Pensacola.