Hannah Marie Crosby and Justin Morgan Barker were united in marriage on June 6, 2009 at San Saba's First Baptist Church. Sam Crosby, father of the bride, officiated the double ring ceremony. He was assisted by Russell Crosby, grandfather of the bride.
The bride is the daughter of Sam and Jan Crosby of San Saba. She is the granddaughter of Russell and Donna Crosby of Gatesville, and the late Wilbur and Nita Davis of Gatesville.
The groom is the son of Darrin and Kelli Barker of San Saba. Grandparents are Owen and Linda Parks, Richard and Peggy Barker, and Kay and Neal Crain, all of San Saba.
Attending the bride as matron of honor was Sarah Broyles, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Tarah Crosby and Joannah Crosby, sister's of the bride, Ann Marie Carpenter, and Taylor Bradley, friends of the bride. They wore matching floor length red strapless dresses and carried red and cream silk roses. Flower girls were Jozy Jackson and Kaylee Haywood, cousins of the bride. They wore matching tea length ivory satin dresses.
Serving as best man was the grooms brother, John Darrin Barker. Groomsmen were Will Broyles, brother-in-law of the bride, Luke Haug, Travis Hawkins and Abel Crosby. They wore matching black tuxedos with red vests, ties and boutonnieres.
Music was provided by Danny Ingram. Accompanying him was Matthew Crosby and James Crosby, uncles of the bride, and Steve Gotcher. Sharon Westerfeld, aunt of the bride, began the service singing "The Love Chapter", and Tarah Crosby sang "Creator King" during the lighting of the Unity Candle.
Hannah was given in marriage by her father. She chose an ivory/oyster, strapless sweetheart fitted bodice gown by Mon Cheri. The bodice was adorned with beautiful crystal and pearl beading. The back was laced together and fell into a six foot train. She carried a bouquet of red roses.
Registering the guests were Tara Owens, Kara Davis, and Miranda Wilson, they also served the brides cake at the reception. Michelle Clark served the grooms cake along with Tara Owens.
Immediately following the ceremony the couple was driven by Darrin Barker, out to the home of Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Hardman, in a classy, yellow 1974 Pontiac Grandville convertible, owned by the grooms great uncle, Harlen Barker.
Guests enjoyed a buffet of barbecue chicken, brisket, sausage, and all the trimmings. The meal was catered by Teresa Hardman.
The brides cake was a 3-tiered ivory butter cream icing, adorned with red flowers made by Pam Casco. The grooms chocolate cake was a 2-tierred ATM design made by Mrs. Mike Thomas, lifelong friend of the groom.
The couple enjoyed a week vacation in Fredericksburg, Kerrville, and San Antonio. They will be living in College Station where they are both students at Texas A&M University.