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Melissa A. Patterson and Jerry Nick Kimbler, both of Beaufort, were united in marriage Sept. 24, 2011, at Leslie Baptist Church, Leslie. Pastor Chuck Tedrow officiated at the ceremony.

Bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Klement, Mendon, Ill. Groom’s parents are Jerry and Gail Kimbler, Beaufort.

The bride was given in marriage by her brother Louis D. Klement.

Serving as matron of honor was Meg Greling, Beaufort. Bridesmaids were Jenn Ware, Leslie, Kathleen Dalton, Quincy, Ill., and Tonya Sawers, Beaufort.

Best man was Don Gerling, Beaufort. Groomsmen were Dallas Dalton, Leslie, Thomas Dalton, Quincy, Ill., and Al Caulkins, Beaufort.

Flower girls were Sarah Feth, groom’s niece, Union; Dusty Hillen (Dalton), Leslie, and Faith Dalton, Quincy, Ill., both bride’s granddaughters. Ring bearer was Leif Carter, bride’s nephew, Mendon, Ill.

Ushers were Brendon and Austin Hays, both of Beaufort.

A reception was held at the Beaufort Lions Hall, Beaufort.

The bride attended Vatterott College and has a degree in cosmetology. She is employed at Nurses to Go.

The groom attended Union High School and is employed for the Franklin County Highway Department.

After a wedding trip to Lake of the Ozarks, the couple reside in Beaufort.