Calvary Baptist Church in Hannibal, MO provided the setting for the July 21st wedding of Jana O'Laughlin and Gavin Ford. The 4 p.m. double-ring ceremony was performed by Kevin Ford, father of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Kent and Kelly O'Laughlin, Marceline. The groom's parents are Kevin and Mary Ford of Hannibal. Grandparents of the bride are Joyce and the late George Greenwell and Charles and Betty O'Laughlin, all of Shelbina. Grandparents of the groom are the late Daniel and Wilma Fay Bruce and Gary and Donna Ford of New London.
Matron of honor was Emily Dobson, sister of the bride. Maid of honor was Samantha Bode, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Cheyenne Spencer, Nicole Hathaway, Paige Early, and Taylor Baxter, friends of the bride.
Best man was Ethan Ford, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jonathan Doolan, James Griffith, and Nick Murphy, all friends of the groom, and Aaron and Luke O'Laughlin, brothers of the bride.
Flower girls were Emma Ford, cousin of the groom and Kadence Dobson, niece of the bride. Ring bearer was Caison Dobson, nephew of the bride. Vocalists for the ceremony were Kent O'Laughlin, father of the bride, and Charlene Million, aunt of the bride.
After the ceremony a dinner and dance reception was held at the Star Theatre in downtown Hannibal. The groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Calvary Baptist Church.
After honeymooning in Red Lodge, Montana, the couple is at home in New London, MO where Gavin is employed at BASF in Palmyra, and Jana is a student in the Physical Therapist Assistant program in Jefferson City.