The Woodward News

March 8, 2009

Hensal-Foster wedding


Julia Roxanne Hensal and Benjamin Douglas Foster were united in marriage on January 8, 2009 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Wedding vows were exchanged on the beach at sunset, with Jeff Brown, friend of the bride and groom, officiating.

Julia is the daughter of Mike and Linda Hensal of Woodward. She is the granddaughter of Coryne and the late Robert Feese of Woodward, and John and Lila Hensal of Hemphill, Texas.

Benjamin is the son of Kirk and Claudia Foster of Georgetown, Texas. He is the grandson of the late Homer Reed of Tulsa and the late Mattie Reed of Cleveland, Texas, and Thomas and Laura Foster of Huntsville, Texas, and the late Ada Foster of Huntsville, Texas.

Julia wore an ivory silk chiffon strapless gown, with ruched bodice adorned with jeweled accents along the sweetheart neckline and the empire waistline. The back of the gown and the chapel length train were also adorned with jeweled motifs. She carried a bouquet of fuchsia roses. She was escorted by her father, Mike Hensal.

The Matron of Honor was Jillian Wells, sister of the bride. Honorary bridesmaids were Jaime Spencer and Jessica Hensal, both sisters of the bride. The flower girl was Carli Hensal, niece of the bride. The bridesmaids and Matron of Honor each wore a tea length black chiffon dress with ruched bodice and a fuchsia sash. The Matron of Honor carried a bouquet of pink lilies. The flower girl wore an ivory princess gown with a fuchsia sash at the waist and carried a basket of fuchsia and pink rose petals.

The Best Man was Matthew Foster, brother of the groom. Caleb Hensal, nephew of the bride, served as the ring bearer. The groom wore a black suit and an ivory silk tie. The Best Man wore a black suit and a fuchsia silk tie. The ring bearer wore black pants and a black silk tie, and went barefoot.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta. A wedding celebration was held in honor of the couple on January 31, 2009 at the McIntosh Conservatory in Edmond, Oklahoma. Julia and Benjamin now live in Leander, Texas.