Samantha Barmore and Bryan Bonner exchanged wedding vows at Georgetown college’s John L. Hill Chapel on Oct. 8, 2011.
The double-ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Terry Johnson, Eminence Presbyterian Church, and Father Nick Pagano, Lexington. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Joe and Sharon Barmore of Smithfield.
Samantha wore Australian designer Maggie Sottero’s “Brianna” gown in diamond white. The A-line taffeta gown featured a notched princess neckline with a radiant rhinestone empire accent and a multitude of covered buttons enhanced the back closure in extraordinary fashion.
The bride carried a bouquet of plum and white calla lilies adorned with a vintage rhinestone brooch and wore plum heels also embellished with rhinestones.
Matron of Honor was Jessica Craddock Grant of Georgetown. Bridesmaids were Victoria Barnett of Irvine, Pamela Hardesty of Georgetown, Sarah Gronefeld of Cresent Springs, Lindsay Craigmyle of Lexington, and Melissa Bonner, sister of the groom, of Maineville, Ohio. The bride’s cousin, Haley Peyton of Smithfield, served as Junior Bridesmaid.
Josh Franklin of Lexington, served as Best Man. Groomsmen were Adam Kenter of Ohio, Craig Olis, the groom’s cousin, of Indiana, Eric Severson, Jason Frilling, and Colin Wilkerson, all of Lexington. Camden Peyton of Smithfield, cousin of the bride, served as ring bearer. Michael Jaroz, Paul Olis, and Nathan Pope, cousins of the groom, assisted as ushers.
After the ceremony, Samantha and Bryan’s guests joined them at the beautifully restored Prizing House in Cynthiana for dinner and dancing.
Samantha is a graduate of Henry County High School and Georgetown College and is currently working on her master’s degree at Georgetown College. She is employed by the Scott County Board of Education as a first grade teacher. Bryan, son of Kurt and Mary Ellen Bonner of Maineville, Ohio, also is a graduate of Georgetown College. He is employed by United Bank in Georgetown.
After a honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico, the couple now resides in Georgetown.