Jaynes-NyhuisPublished 2:15pm Thursday, January 7, 2010
Mercedes Jaynes of Edwardsburg married Brandon Nyhuis of Buchanan at 4:25 p.m. Dec. 30, 2009, at the Berrien County courthouse in St. Joseph.
Mothers of the bride are Melinda Johnson and Tiffany Jaynes.
Fathers of the bride are James Johnson and James Jaynes, of Edwardsburg and Niles.
Parents of the groom are Jean and Thomas Nyhuis of Buchanan.
Concepcion Martinez is the bride’s maternal grandmother. Maternal grandfather of the bride is Noah Blankenship. They live in South Bend, Ind.
Paternal grandparents of the bride are the late Berneth Dokey and James G. Jaynes of Niles.
Maternal grandparents of the groom are the late Grandma and Grandpa Phillips of South Bend, Ind.
Elvin and Ann Nyhuis of Hartford are the paternal grandparents of the groom.
The couple attend ITT Technical Institute.
Attending the bride were Mr. and Mrs. James G. Jaynes, Shelby Jaynes, Chevelle Jaynes, Stephanie Johnson, Latisha Tomsa, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Johnson, James Jaynes, Porsha Tomsa, Morgan Tomsa, Jenny Litka, Brittany Litka, Kaylee Litka and Kenneth Tomsa Sr.
The groom’s attendants included Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nyhuis, Jason Niven, Carlotta Tweedy, Ryan Lutin, Angel Farmer and Kc McClain.