Stephanie Nicole Hamrick was united in marriage with Timothy Wade Hohertz on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 6:30 in the evening at Celebration Event Center Ranch, Hico, Texas.
The bride is the daughter of Stephen Hamrick of Ft. Worth, Texas and Eunice K. Hamrick of Gainsville, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Carl "Pete" and Natalie Hamrick of Belton, Texas, and Janie Alexander and the late Dr. Joe Alexander of Abilene, Texas.
The bridegroom is the son of Richard and Nina Hohertz of Early, Texas and the grandson of Esta Marwitz of Priddy, Texas
The exchanging of vows was officiated by Werth Mayes, pastor of Cowboy Church of Stephenville, Texas.
Given in marriage by her parents, Stephen and Eunice, and escorted by her father and her twin brother, Cody Daniel Hamrick of Abilene, the bride wore the traditional wedding dress and veil along with her traditional garter. Stephanie also wore initialed, turquoise topped ostrich boots, a wedding gift from Tim.
Attending Stephanie as matron of honor was college friend, Shawna Jack of Houston. Bridesmaids were college friends, Amy Schatte of Boyd; Laura Stephens of Graham; Janie Van Zandt of Ft. Worth; and sister-in-law Tiata Hohertz of Stephenville and soon-to-be sister-in-law, Ashley Perry of Abilene. Ring bearer was Lacey Jane, an Australian Blue Shepherd, Stephanie's "best dog" of 12 years.
Attending Tim as best man was his brother, Wes Hohertz of Stephenville. Groomsmen were Tim's two best friends since first grade, Brent Moseley and Charlie Cabler; and college friends, Justin Anders, Lonnie Wright, and Hunter Beville. Serving as ushers were college friends, Cody Cain and Kolt Kersh.
The outdoor ceremony was performed in front of a flowing water fountain surrounded by red, yellow and turquoise plants, the bride's chosen colors. Large yellow roses were displayed as a memorial to loved ones smiling down on this special day.
A reception party was held in the enclosed arena immediately following the exchange of vows where a catered barbecue and beverages of choice were served to 225 registered guests, including many friends and relatives from San Saba, Lometa, Lampasas, Ft. Worth, Lubbock, Abilene, Coleman, Odessa, Gordon, Stephenville, Denver City, and Belton. A live band played Country and Western music until 12:00 a.m. The bride's and groom's cakes were served at 9:00 p.m.
Tim and Stephanie are both graduates of Tarleton State University. Stephanie is employed by Stephenville Public Schools and Tim is employed by Stephenville Trailers.
Their plans are to continue living and working in this area and possibly attaining higher degrees. A wedding trip is planned for a later date.