Dr. Keith C. Bledsoe and Lynne M. Mininger were united in marriage on Dec. 19 at Providence Baptist Church in Hickory, N.C. The Rev. Phil Kanagy officiated.
The bride is the daughter of John and Faith Mininger of Hickory, N.C., formerly of Canaan Valley. She is the granddaughter of Everett and Beatrice Johnston of Canaan Valley and Eleanor Mininger of Harman and the late Joseph Mininger.
The bridegroom is the son of Dorothy Bledsoe of Columbus, Ohio, and the late Tony Bledsoe Sr.
MRS. KEITH C. BLEDSOE
bride is the former Lynne Mininger
The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted to the altar by her father. She wore a white gown made of Alencon Lace and a soft net overlay. The princess line, matte Italian satin gown featured a halter neckline and strappy back. A brush train peeked through the sheer chapel-length train. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of yellow and purple gerber daisies.
Matron of honor was Rebecca Wyant, friend of the bride. The bridal party also included Laura Lane, Jessica Eckard and Rebecca Farlow, all friends of the bride. The bride's attendants wore dark purple, full length jersey dresses with charmeuse straps and waist. They carried hand-tied bouquets of yellow gerber daises.
Best man was John Bledsoe, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen included Kevin Bledsoe and Tony Bledsoe, brothers of the bridegroom, and Aaron Mininger, brother of the bride.
Miss Kayla Lane, friend of the bride, was flower girl. Wesley Harman, cousin of the bride, was ring bearer.
Pianist was Ruth Mininger, aunt of the bride. The flutist was Colette Featherston, cousin of the bride. Vocalist was Mary Mininger, aunt of the bride. Guitarist was Johnnie Featherston, cousin of the bride. Guest book and program attendant was Heather Harman, cousin of the bride.
The bride has a degree in elementary education.
The bridegroom is a recent doctoral graduate of Ohio State University and works for Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M.
The couple will travel to the North Carolina Outer Banks for their honeymoon.