Wedding: Norton – Kelly

Published 9:16 am Saturday, September 11, 2010

Malayna Norton and David Kelly were married on May 29, 2010, at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Nokomis, Ill. The Rev. James Norton and Rev. Tomas Baker performed the double ring ceremony.

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The bride’s parents are the Rev. James and Marilyn Norton of Nokamis, Ill. The groom’s parents are Dale and Nancy Kelly of Clarks Grove.

Maid of honor was Tara Metcalf, cousin of the bride, of Eau Claire, Wis. Matron of honor was Melissa Sounhein, sister of the bride, of Appleton, Wis. Bridesmaid was Kristine Kelly, sister of the groom, of Clarks Grove.

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Flower girl was Lydia Norton, niece of the bride, daughter of Joshua and Candace Norton of St. James. She was assisted by her mother.

Best man was Vince Warner of Clarks Grove. Groomsmen were Michael Kelly, brother of the groom, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Joshua Norton, brother of the bride, of St. James.

Ushers were Michael Sounhein, brother-in-law of the bride, of Appleton, Wis., and Michael Metcalf, uncle of the bride, of Eau Claire, Wis.

Ring bearer was Gabriel Norton, son of Joshua and Candace Norton.

Vocalists were Laura Metcalf, aunt of the bride, Ryan Metcalf and Tara Metcalf, both cousins of the bride.

A reception followed the ceremony at Best Western, Carlinville.

Malayna is a 2006 graduate of Nokomis High School and a 2010 graduate of Bethany Lutheran College with degrees in music and business.

David is a 2006 graduate of Albert Lea High School and a 2009 graduate of Bethany Lutheran College with a degree in communications. He is employed with KAAL-TV in Austin.

A wedding trip will be taken to Jamaica in December. The couple resides in Clarks Grove.