Morgan and William Rudderham

Saturday, July 19, 2008
Morgan and William Rudderham

William "Billy" John Rudderham and Morgan Lorene Morain announce their marriage on June 14, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, in Lamar, Mo. The church was decorated with their colors of green, white and silver.

The bride was accompanied by her matron of honor, Krista Rader. Bridesmaids were Katie Boman, Tara Wolf and Britany Cliett. The groom was accompanied by his best man, Tyler Murphy. Groomsmen were Jared Narlock, John Rekroad and Justin Jessup. Ushers were Caleb Clements and Ryan Lair. Flower girl was Madisyn Mutert and ring bearer Garrett Lapreze.

Morgan is a 2004 graduate of Lamar High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Morgan is the daughter of David and Pam Householder, Lamar, Mo. Maternal granddaughter of Louise (Norton) Morain and the late Gene Morain of Lamar, Mo.; great-granddaughter of the late Pearl and Worth Norton; and stepniece of the late Alberta M. Householder. Paternal granddaughter of Mary Nell Modlin and the late Larry Modlin, of Nevada, Mo. Aunts include Lori Smith and family, Suzanna Harger and family of Nevada, Mo. Uncles include Otto Modlin and family, David Swan and family of Nevada, Mo., and Paul Modlin and family of Bronaugh, Mo.

Billy is a 2002 graduate of Box Elder High School, Box Elder, S.D. He is also a 2008 graduate of the University of Central Missouri. He graduated with a double bachelor's degree in business management and finance. Billy is the son of Bill and Janet Rudderham, O'Fallon, Mo., and Renee and Jeff Griffith, Rapid City, S.D.; grandson of Theresa Rudderham, St. Petersburg, Fla., John and Barbara Kinart, Long Lane, Mo., and Dan and Sue Piper, Appleton, Wis.; and the great-grandson of Gert Searl, Appleton, Wis.

The ceremony was officiated by pastor Robb Hodson of the First Baptist Church, Lamar, Mo. Morgan was given in marriage by David Householder. Music of "Ave Maria," "Arioso" and "Cannon in D" was provided by Wally Norton.

The reception was held at the Lamar Country Club.

Morgan and Billy shared their honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico.

The couple will be residing in Springfield, Mo.