A wedding ceremony was held Friday, December 15, 2017 at Manatee County, Fla. for Mark Blue Renick and Kimberly Ann Edmondson, formerly of Rolla. After the ceremony the bride and groom enjoyed a celebratory luncheon at Pier 22 on the waterfront in Bradenton, Florida.

A wedding ceremony was held Friday, December 15, 2017 at  Manatee County, Fla. for Mark Blue Renick and Kimberly Ann Edmondson, formerly of Rolla.
After the ceremony the bride and groom enjoyed a celebratory luncheon at Pier 22 on the waterfront in Bradenton, Florida.

Parents of groom are  John B. and Sharon K. Renick, of Rolla. Parents of the bride, Robert M. Edmondson, of Uncasville, Ct and the late Marilyn J. Edmondson, both formerly of Rolla.

The groom’s paternal grandparents are the late Murray and Virginia Renick of Rolla. His maternal grandparents are the late Raymond and Mildred Jones, of Rolla. The bride’s paternal grandparents are the late William and Mary Edmondson, Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Her maternal grandparents, the late James and Rita Cowley, Vine Grove, Kentucky.

Attendees:  Best Man: Zachary G. Brown, son of the bride.  Honorary Best Man: Jace R Brown, son of the bride.  Honorary Maid of Honor: Alexia L. Brown, daughter of the bride.  Honorary Maitron of Honor:  Jessica A. Brown, daughter in law of the bride.

High School:  Groom: Rolla High School 1984   Bride: Rolla High School 1986

College: Groom: Graduate of Westminster College   Bride: Graduate of the State College of Florida

Employer: Groom:  Chris Craft, Inc., Sarasota, Florida  Bride: Lakewood Ranch Medical Center as an ICU Registered Nurse

Siblings:  Groom is brother to Lynne Renick of Kansas City, Missouri.  Bride is sister to Laura Matthews and husband Eric of Uncasville, CT, David Edmondson and wife Angela of Davidson, NC, and Steven Edmondson and wife Carla of Lee's Summit, Missouri.

Clothing:  The bride wore a vintage wedding ensemble and her bouquet was eucalyptus, fresh greenery, holly berries, and lilies.  The bouquet was wrapped with her late mother's rosary beads.  The groom carried the bride's father's childhood prayer book and wore his late grandfather's watch.  

Additional Information:
The couple had their first date in 1981 at the Ritz Theater in Rolla, Missouri and dated throughout high school.  The couple reconnected in 2014 and were married 36 years after their first date.  After a honeymoon to the Ritz-Carlton Lido Beach Resort, the couple will make their home in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.  The couple has 11 nieces and nephews and is expecting their first grandchild in the summer of 2018.  A celebration gathering is planned for family and friends at a later date.