Strok—Hopkins

Lauren Elizabeth Strok and Ryan Lee Hopkins were united in marriage Sept. 8, 2012, in an outdoor ceremony at the Yankee Trace Golf Club in Dayton, Ohio.

The bride is the daughter of Suzanne and Jim Strok of Dayton.

The groom is the son of Darlene Barnett of Parkersburg and Bob Hopkins of Vienna. He is also the grandson of Thelma Parks of Parkersburg and Lena Hopkins of Mineral Wells.

The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jim Mike Ward of Vienna.

The bride, given in marriage and escorted by her father, wore a strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline. The diamond white dress was an A line design with crystal beading and a lace-up corset backing flowing into a chapel train. Her jewelry was a birthstone necklace with matching earrings given as a gift from the groom.

Maids of honor were Morgan McClure of Cincinnati, Ohio, Danielle Lybrook and Jessica Steiner, both of Dayton. Bridesmaids were Amanda Knapp of Columbus, Ohio, Lauren Wise of Tucson, Ariz., Haley Brandeberry of Tampa, Fla., Jenn Bradford, Chelsie Gates and Stephanie Ewry, all of Dayton. Flower girls were Lilly and Lindsay Hopkins, nieces of the groom of St. Augustine, Fla.; and Victoria Bradford, cousin of the groom, of Bolivar, Ohio.

Attending the groom as best man was his brother, Chris Hopkins of Jacksonville, Fla.

Groomsmen were Kyle Bradford, cousin of the groom, of Bolivar, Bryan Crislip and Josh Edman of Parkersburg, Juan Cedeno of Ft. Myers, Fla, Andy French and Vince McManus of Tampa, Fla., Jay Hewitt of Charleston and Scott Wilson of Chicago, Ill.

Ushers were Alston and Ryan Strok, brothers of the bride, of Dayton, and ring bearer was Kainan Bradford, cousin of the groom, of Bolivar.

A dinner and dance reception was held in the clubhouse of Yankee Trace.

The bride is a 2012 graduate of Ohio State University, and is employed by United Bank in Parkersburg.

The groom is a 2006 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers, Fla., and is an abstractor in the oil and gas industry.

After a honeymoon at the Sandals Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple resides in Devola, Ohio.