8/1 Weddings



Phoenix Holley of Corvallis and Ben Stephenson of Corvallis were married July 14 in a garden wedding at the home of Bob and Eileen Richardson in Dallas.

Brad Ford officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of John and Sherry Holley of Dallas. The groom is the son of John and Maureen Stephenson of Dallas.

Matron of honor was Sarah Berge and the best man was John Stephenson.

Phoenix and Ben are 2005 graduates of Dallas High School and students at Oregon State University. Phoenix is majoring in psychology and Ben, in graphic design.

Phoenix works at the Hilton Inn in Corvallis and Ben, at Lancaster Regal Theater in Salem and the Super-8 Motel in Corvallis.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Sunriver and make their home in Corvallis.



Cristina Beckler of Monmouth and Colin Osborn of Monmouth were married July 12 at Anini Beach, on Kauai island, Hawaii.

The bride is the daughter of Steven and Debi Beckler of Datil, N.M. The groom is the son of Steve and Ellen Osborn of Monmouth.

Cristina, a 2001 graduate of North Medford High School, is a 2005 graduate of University of Oregon with a bachelor's degree in Spanish.

Colin, a 1999 graduate of Central High School, is a 2004 graduate of University of Oregon with a bachelor's degree in history.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Kauai and make their home in Monmouth.



Kimberly Michelle Lipp of Monmouth and Alexander William Lockett of Monmouth were married on June 30 at BeckenRidge Vineyard in Dallas.

Don Clemson officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Rick and Carol Lipp of Monmouth. The groom is the son of Martin and Linda Lockett of Hillsboro.

Maid of honor was Ali Everett and bridesmaids were Danielle McKenzie, Samantha Osborne, Alaina Steiner and Natalie Brewer and Lauren Clemson.

Flower girl was Julia Natto and ring bearer was Brendin Lipp.

Best man was Adam Martinak and groomsmen were Andrew Lockett, Aaron Kohlmeier, Jason Lipp, Ben Lipp and Jacob Lipp.

Kimberly and Alexander are 2002 graduates of Century High School.

Kimberly, a student at Western Oregon University with plans to graduate in fall 2007, works at the college.

Alexander, a 2006 graduate of Western Oregon University with a bachelor of sciences degree in psychology, is a treatment assistant at Poyama Day Treatment Center in Independence.

The newlyweds honeymooned in Jamaica and live in Independence.


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