Elaine Nicole Paden and Derek Mathew Shimp were united in marriage at a 4 p.m. ceremony on Sept. 12, 2009, at First Presbyterian Church in Mexico, Mo. Dr. Dave Fray officiated.

Elaine is the daughter of Walter and Susan Paden, Mexico, Mo. Derek is the son of Chris Shimp, Monroe City.


Elaine Nicole Paden and Derek Mathew Shimp were united in marriage at a 4 p.m. ceremony on Sept. 12, 2009, at First Presbyterian Church in Mexico, Mo. Dr. Dave Fray officiated.
Elaine is the daughter of Walter and Susan Paden, Mexico, Mo. Derek is the son of Chris Shimp, Monroe City.
Elaine is a 2004 graduate of Mexico High School and a 2009 graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange College where she earned an associate of science in nursing. She is currently employed as an RN at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Derek is a 2000 graduate of Monroe City High School. He is currently employed at Veyance Cosmoflex.
The couple travelled to Cancun, Mexico for their honeymoon and are currently residing in Hannibal.