Hillary Marie Hoekel, Union, and Joshua Lee Watson, St. Clair, were united in marriage Nov. 9, 2012, at New Hope Assembly of God, Union. Brother Ben Kingston officiated at the ceremony.
Bride’s parents are Mike and Donna Hoekel, Union. Groom’s parents are Jeff and Laura Watson, St. Clair.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
Serving as matron of honor was Melissa Sauder, Beaufort. Bridesmaids were Kelly Miller, Union, Leah Dulworth, St. Clair, and Amie McGruder, Union.
Best man was Caleb Pfeiffer, St. Clair. Groomsmen were Raymond Shular, Jeremiah Taylor, both of St. Clair, and Travis Duvall, Union.
Flower girl was Maria Sauder, Beaufort. Ring bearer was Joshua Sauder, Beaufort.
Miniature groom was Jaxen Duvall, Union.
Ushers were Henry Hoekel, Kirkwood, and Keegan Rose, Hermann.
The bride is a student at Anthem College, Fenton. She is employed by New Hope Learning Center.
The groom is a graduate of Ranken Technical College, St. Louis. He is employed as an auto mechanic with Tom’s Auto Center, St. Clair.
The couple reside in St. Clair.