SALEM - Jacqueline M. Beabout became the bride of Sgt. John T. Fennema on Aug. 25, 2008 in an informal ceremony performed in Jacksonville, N.C. The couple later held a formal, double ring ceremony for family and friends at the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Meta Cramer officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by organist Nancy McNeal and soloist Jayne Bricker.
The bride is the daughter of Rick Beabout, East Palestine; and Charlene and Charles Powell, Lisbon.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Fennema
The groom is the son of Paul and Barbara Fennema, Salem.
Given in marriage and escorted by her son Damian Rizer, the bride wore a white crinkled taffeta gown with ruching at the waist, small beading along the neckline and a full skirt.
She carried a satin trimmed bouquet of red roses and baby's breath.
Allyssa Entrikin served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Amber Beabout, sister of the bride; Jennifer Smith and Christy Temple. Flower girls were Haley Gaither and Jaidynn Entrikin.
Paul Fennema, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Jason and Daniel Fennema, brothers of the groom; and Christopher Lanave.
A reception followed the ceremony in the Pearce Room at the Salem Community Center.
The couple reside in Jacksonville, N.C. and are planning a honeymoon to Hawaii following the grooms return from deployment.
The bride is a graduate of David Anderson High School and has an associate's degree in dental assisting.
The groom is a graduate of Leetonia High School and is a sergeant in the United State Marine Corps., stationed at Camp LeJeune, N.C.