Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Lynn and Thompson

Elvin and Linda Lynn, Tonganoxie, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Ann Lynn, to Christian Leon Thompson, son of Mrs. Janet Plumer and Mr. Jerry Thompson, both of Valley Center.
The future bride, an Alpha Delta Pi, graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. She is a pharmaceutical sales representative for Abbott Laboratories in Amarillo, Texas. She was a 2000 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School.
The future groom graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical science. He is a corporate pilot in Amarillo, Texas. Chris was a 1999 Maize High School graduate.
An August 2009 wedding is planned at Basehor United Methodist Church

Wedding

Bernard and Jones

Tiffany Mae Bernard and Brian L. Jones were married May 16, 2009, at Zimmerman Kill Creek Farm, De Soto, with Gerald Vaughn officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Willy and Melanie Bernard, Shawnee. The groom is the son of Jim Jones and Barbara Barncord, both of Tonganoxie.
Attending the bride as matron of honor was her sister, Tia McGivern. Best man was Will Jones, cousin of the groom.
A reception at the farm followed the ceremony.
The groom is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a federal firefighter at Fort Riley, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and in Iraq. He is employed with MidWest Plumbing. The bride is a 2001 DeSoto High School graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree from Black Hills State University. She is employed at Workforce Partnership.
After a honeymoon to Estes Park, Colo., the couple are at home in Basehor.