The Woodward News

March 8, 2009

Lewis-Hunter wedding

Ryan Skyler Lewis and Derek Alan Hunter were married Aug. 30, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Woodward. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Donnetta Hunter, mother of the groom.

Skyler is the daughter of Jess and Kathy Wales of Woodward and Pat and Gale Lewis of Oklahoma City. She is the granddaughter of Lenora and the late Tom Mead and Stub and Laverna Dezort all of Woodward, Don and Melba Garrison of Oklahoma City and the late Frank and Phyllis Lewis of Crescent.

Derek is the son of Dan and Donnetta Hunter of Woodward. He is the grandson of Don and the late Elsie Painter and Leo and the late Eileen Hunter all of Woodward.

Skyler wore a strapless candlelight brocade lace floor length gown with a sash made of ice blue and deep purple silk. She carried a bouquet of lime green roses. She was escorted and given away by her father, Pat Lewis.

The Maid of Honor was Ally Lewis, sister of the bride. The bridesmaids were Hope Gentry, Victoria Rodriguez, Kaylie Mullins, Jessie Kline and Chelsey Daggs, friends of the bride. Blair Beauchamp, sister of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid. The flower girls were Gretchen Mead, cousin of the bride, and Jennavive Corley, niece of the groom. The bridesmaids each wore deep purple silk sleeveless, mid-empire waist dresses with ice blue silk sashes and carried bouquets of blue, purple and lime green hydrangeas. The junior bridesmaid wore a deep purple silk circle wrap dress withe a cream silk halter bodice. The flower girls wore ice blue silk empire waist, bubble hem dresses with deep purple silk sashes and carried flower buckets adorned with blue, purple and lime green hydrangeas.

The Best Man was Tim Wardwell, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Jeremiah Madsen, Giana Vecchiarelli, Aaron Costner, Cody Valentine and John Morrison, all friends of the groom. Hunter Corley, nephew of the groom, served as ring bearer. The groom wore a solid ivory tuxedo with a ice blue silk tie, while the groomsmen wore traditional black tuxedos with deep purple silk ties.

After a honeymoon cruise to Cazumel, the couple is making their home in Oklahoma City where Skyler is continuing her education at Oklahoma City Community College and Derek is employed by Dell.