Published 9:14 am Sunday, November 9, 2008

By Staff
Renee Marie Payne of Dowagiac married Justin Michael Dodd of Dowagiac on Oct. 4, 2008.
Renee and Justin had a beautiful outdoor wedding at the home of the bride's grandparents, Sam and Nancy Purucker of Niles.
Rev. True performed their ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Carol Adams.
She was given in marriage by her father, Robert Adams, and her grandfather, Sam Purucker.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of Union High School. She attends Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac and works for LADD.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Dodd.
He also graduated from DUHS in 2007 and attends SMC while working for AWP in Niles.
Maid of honor was Bobbie Payne, the bride's sister.
Bridesmaids included Delaina and Michelle Holloway of Union City, Mellisa Welchel of Niles and Kathleen Douglass of Niles.
Flower girl was Alania Gadiski of Niles.
Chris Schultz of Dowagiac was ring bearer.
Isaac Longden of Dowagiac served as best man.
Groomsmen included Dustin Payne of Dowagiac, John Myers of Dowagiac, Teddy Wirick of Dowagiac and Cody Klomes of Dowagiac.
Shane Wade provided music for the ceremony.
R&C Music Co. provided musical entertainment for the reception at Renee's grandparent's house.
The couple, who reside in Dowagiac, will be taking their honeymoon in November to Florida.