Stillwater News Press

June 8, 2013

Michelle McKeown wed Barry Dillard


Stillwater NewsPress

— Michelle Lind McKeown and Barry Ray Dillard were married at 4 p.m. May 11 in  St. John Evangelist University Parish. The ceremony was officiated by Father Stuart Crevcoure. A buffet dinner and dance reception followed the wedding at the Cimarron Hotel and Suites.

The bride is the daughter of Linda McKeown, Stillwater, and Mike McKeown, Tryon. She is the granddaughter of Bernard and Enid Heppler, Perry.

The groom’s parents are Ken and Brenda Dillard, Evergreen, Ala. Grandmothers of the groom are Eunice Graham, Carrollton, Ala. and Barbara Wren, Pearl, Miss.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white hand-beaded lace mermaid style dress with a sweetheart neckline.

Ashley Mattern was the maid of honor. Bridal attendants included Alice McCune, Stephanie Rodgers and Leandra DiLarenzro.

The father of the groom served as his best man. Groom’s attendants included Joshua Otto and Travis Chilton.

The ring bearer was Brendon Chancler and flower girls were Anna Dillard and Addyson Fernell.

Scripture readings were read by Tarissa Jones and Cara Dillard. Ushers were David Heppler and Michael Heppler.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Jamaica and will make their home in Stillwater.

The bride is a 2004 graduate of Stillwater High School and studies elementary education at Oklahoma State University.

The groom studies accounting at the Northern Oklahoma College OSU campus. He is employed at Campbell Properties.