Sarah Renee Sayre and Brian Keith Jones were married on Aug. 9, 2003, at the First Assembly of God in Dexter. The Rev. Andrew Lovins, pastor of First Assembly and Rev. Dale Jones, Jr. of Tulsa, Okla., brother of the bridegroom, performed the ceremony. Pianist was Buddy Heaton of Bloomfield. Soloists were Lisa Britton, Kevin and Tina Miranda, all of Dexter.
The bride is the daughter of Sam and Lisa Sayre, and the bridegroom is the son of Dale and Margaret Jones, all of Dexter.
Maid of honor was Amber Allen of Essex, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Brandy Bowling of Sikeston, Sara Johnson of Dexter, Miranda Hillis of Cape Girardeau, and Sara Britton of Dexter, all friends of the bride. Brittney Sayre, sister of the bride, was the junior bridesmaid.
Larry Maroney, friend of the bridegroom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Wilburn, Jeff Rogers, J.R. Prance, all friends of the bridegroom, and Stephen Litchfield, cousin of the bride. Michael Britton, friend of the bride, stood in as junior groomsman. All were from Dexter.
Ushers were Nathan McKay and Adam Spratt, friends of the bridegroom, both from Dexter.
Candlelighters were Rachel Wiggins, cousin of the bride, and Krista Britton, friend of the bride, both of Dexter.
Victoria Sayre, sister of the bride, was the flowergirl. The ringbearer was Caleb Miranda, friend of the bridegroom.
Jason Rust of Dexter attended the guest book. The greeters were Ryan Wiggins of Memphis and Josh Ashcraft of Sikeston.
Sound/videographer technicians for the ceremony were Misty Johnson, Jim Johnson and Larry Sandage, all of Dexter.
Following the ceremony, the reception was held at the church. Servers were Kim Wiggins of Memphis, Cindy Litchfield of Dexter, Cindy Wilcox of Memphis, all aunts of the bride, and Kristina Acevado of Dexter, friend of the bride.
The reception greeters were Jessica and Crystal Litchfield, cousins of the bride.
The bridegroom's parents hosted the rehearsal dinner Aug. 8 at the church.
Mrs. Jones is a 2000 graduate of Dexter High School and is pursuing a music degree at Three Rivers. She is employed at Hickory Log.
The bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of Dexter High School and is employed at Bootheel Tool Machine.
After a wedding trip to Gulf Shores, Ala., the couple is residing in Dexter.