Andrea Martin of Meridian and David Luster of Clute, Texas, were married Friday, Dec. 29, 2000, at Central Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Daniel Chisolm officiating.
Parents of the couple are Ray and Vickie Martin of Meridian; Pam Alexander and Ronnie Luster of Clute.
Grandparents of the bride are Gaynell Barber and the late Vick Barber and the late Sibil and Leander Martin.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Roy and Doris Luster of Clute.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Cindy Barker, pianist; Jeffrey Dean Busenitz and Andrew Mark Webb, soloists.
Given in marriage by her parents and her brother, Drew, the bride wore a gown of white buff satin. The strapless floor-length gown was enhanced by her veil of tulle. She carried a bouquet of white roses.
Matron of honor was Rebecca Fields Webb and maid of honor was Kate Marie Ellmo, both of Meridian. Other attendants were Christine Annette Maust, Emily Brooke Morgan, Dixie Gilbert Pigford and Elizabeth Michelle Ray, all of Meridian.
Flower girls were Savannah Elise Webb and Madeline Faith Griffin, both of Meridian.
Groomsmen were David Wesley Dingee, Carlos Sepulveda and Kevin Paul Webb, all of Lake Jackson, Texas, Paul Jacob Eason of Nixa, Mo., Matthew Benjamin Hayden of Golden City, Mo., and Zachary Wayne Jackson of Rolla, Mo.
Ushers were Jay Richard Barry, Eric Ross Campbell, Drew Alan Martin, Tyler Lamar Neal and Robert O'Leary Wilder, all of Meridian.
Ring bearer was Mark Nathan Alexander of Clute.
Honorary bridesmaids were Kimbraly Ann Boler, Lindsey Renee Luster and Lacie Luster Orr.
A reception was held at the Meridian Jaycee Building following the ceremony. Assisting were Betty Blackwell, Tina Green, Betty Fuller, Dan Check and several family and friends.
After a honeymoon in New Orleans, the couple resides at Southwest Baptist University in Bolviar, Mo.
Prior to her wedding, the bride was feted with several showers.
A Pampered Chef shower was hosted by Carrie Lathum. Miscellaneous showers were hosted by Betty Blackwell and friends, Central Baptist Church and Goodwater Baptist Church family. The bridegroom's family also hosted a miscellaneous shower in Clute, Texas.
A room-to-room shower was held at the home of Brooke Morgan. Becca Fields and Christine Maust hosted a lingerie shower. A bridesmaids dinner was held at Gigi's and hosted by Beth Barham, Jane Chambers, Myra Jourdan, Mary Ann Lewis and Ann Coker.