Archive for Wednesday, November 17, 1999


November 17, 1999


Melissa B. Harris married Kenneth D. Reed Oct. 2 at the Territorial Capital Museum in Lecompton, Kan.

The historical chapel on the second floor of the museum was decorated with lavender roses, garlands of ivy and candles elevated above each pew.

The bride's grandparents, Carol and Shirley Pape and Wanda Harris, were escorted to their seats by usher Bob Hamel.

The groom's grandparents, Warren and Daisy Walquist and Frank and Mary Lou Reed, were escorted to their seats by usher Michael Hornberger.

David and Diane Reed, parents of the groom, were seated next.

As Rhonda Bohanon sang "My Love, My Valentine," the bride's cousin, Tara Harris, lit two ivy covered heart candelabras.

Mrs. Pam Field played the piano as the Rev. Philip Scott, Kenny Reed, best man Ben Haislip, Chris Molder, Oliver Harris and Jason Everhart came to the stage to await the bride.

Maid of Honor Debbie Daniels led bridesmaids Susan Reed, Andrea Gibbs and Kelli Shilling. They were attired in heather evening gowns and carried round bouquets of roses and other beautiful flowers. After the white carpet was rolled out, ring bearer Skyler Reed and flower girls Jenna Reed and Allison Brookhart came down the aisle.

The bride was escorted by her father, Richard Harris .She wore a beaded pearl dress with matching headpiece and veil.

After a traditional ceremony Rev. Scott presented Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Reed. They will live at 7212 Forest Drive, Kansas City, Kan.

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