Wedding: Nelson-Woods nuptials
Rachel Erin Nelson and Joshua Michael Woods, both of Bonner Springs, were married Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Aldersgate Free Methodist Church, Kansas City, Kan. The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. John Hull. A buffet reception took place following the wedding at the Bonner Springs Methodist Church.
The bride is the daughter of David and Marsha Nelson, Bonner Springs. The groom is the son of Michael and Mechelle Woods, Bonner Springs, and Susan and Roy Kiester, Oak Grove, Mo.
Matron of honor was Michelle Sussenbach, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Megan McPeak, sister of the bride; Valisha Nelson, cousin of the bride; and Bianca Luviano and Alice Pierson, friends of the bride. Flower girls were Brianna Adams, cousin of the groom, and Rebecca Nelson, cousin of the bride.
Best man was Jeremy Woods, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Brian Cole, Brian Smith, Blake Ritter and Curt Rohner, friends of the groom. Ring bearers were William Kiester, brother of the groom and William Sussenbach, nephew of the bride.
The bride graduated from Greenville College, Greenville, Ill., with a major in biology. She is employed as a veterinary assistant. The groom is a student at Kansas University. After a honeymoon, the couple resides in Lawrence.