Wedding: Pennington/Joughin 2012.01.11

Written by David Green.

wedding.joughinJacob Arden Pennington and Katelyn Ann Joughin were united in marriage Sept. 10, 2011, at the home of the groom’s parents. Pastor Dennis Owens performed the ceremony.

Dana Joughin, twin sister of the bride of Reed City, Mich., served as maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jade Pfund, friend of the bride of Morenci; Ashley Joughin, sister-in-law of the bride of Morenci; and sisters of the groom, Jessica Pennington and Averi Pennington, both of Nashville, Tenn., and Roxanne Pennington of Indianapolis, Ind. Evelyn Joughin, niece of the bride of Morenci, served as flower girl.

Glenn Kesterson, friend of the groom from Nashville, served as best man.

Groomsmen were friends of the groom Micah Borton and Doug Mohr, both of Morenci, and Tom Ewen of Terre Haute, Ind.; Zacari Pennington, cousin of the groom of Franklin, Tenn.; and Justin Joughin, brother of the bride of Morenci.

A reception followed at the home of the groom’s parents.

Katelyn is the daughter of Dan and Carrie Joughin of Morenci. She is a 2009 graduate of Morenci Area High School and is working on a bachelor of fine arts degree in graphic design with a concentration in web development. She is employed as a pet assistant at Belmont Pet Resort and Daycare in Nashville.

Jacob is the son of Keith and Sheri Pennington of Morenci. He is a 2006 graduate of Lenawee Christian School and is working on a bachelor of fine arts degree in photography. He is employed as manager of Computer Pros in Nashville.

After a honeymoon trip to the Grand Cayman Islands, the couple has made their home in Nashville.

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