Melissa Gail Carpenter, daughter of Larry and Pat Carpenter, and Brandon Gale Stewart, son of Gale and Lisa Stewart, were united in marriage at 4 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2005, at Sandals Grande Ocho Rios in Jamaica.
The ceremony was performed by Sheldon L. Anderson.
The couple was attended by their friends, Lonie Banks and Bradley Banks of Herod, Ill.
The bride is employed with Bloomfield R-14 School District. She is a 1995 graduate of Bell City High School and graduated in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Southeast Missouri University.
The bridegroom is employed with the Missouri Department of Agriculture. He graduated in 1998 from Bell City High School. He graduated in 2002 with the bachelor's degree in agriculture business management from University of Missouri-Columbia.
The couple is residing in Bloomfield.
This wedding did not meet The Daily Statesman's 30-day requirement for publication for free publication of wedding announcements and therefore is being printed for a charge.