Bethany Ann Rice, daughter of William David and Jeanette Rice of Bernie, and Marcus Mantreal Johnson, Sr. were united in marriage on July 6, 2007, at 10 p.m. at their home in South Bend, Ind.
The bridegroom is the son of Larry Johnson, Sr. of Coral Springs, Fla., and Patricia Scott of Bernie.
The ceremony was performed by the uncle of the bridegroom, Rev. Jimmy Beane. The aunt of the bridegroom Angela Roberts sang "I Believe in You and Me".
The reception assistants were the bride's mother, Jeanette Rice of Bernie; aunt of the bride, Becky King of Dexter; the bridegroom's mother, Patricia Scott of Bernie; and the bridegroom's aunt, Angela Roberts of South Bend, Ind.
The couple is making their home at 1301 Browne Lane, South Bend, Ind. 46615.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Bernie High School and is working on an associate of applied sciences in the field of medical technology at I.U.S.V. and plans to graduate in the spring of 2008 in South Bend, Ind.
The bridegroom graduated from Bernie High School in 2002. He is employed at U.S. Energy Savings Corporation in South Bend, Ind.
The couple plans to have a ceremony near their first year anniversary with all family and friends invited.