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Smith, Thompson wedding

Friday, November 2, 2012

Erica, Matt and Kelly Thompson
GREELEY, Colorado -- Kelly Smith of Greeley, Colorado, and Matthew J. Thompson of Culbertson, Nebraska, were united in marriage Oct. 14, 2012, at Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley with Rev. Matt Walters officiating.

Parents of the bride are Sylvia J. Chinn, Greeley, Colorado and the late Robert C. Chinn. Grandmother is Florence Baslee of Brighton, Colorado.

Parents of the bridegroom are the late D.J. "Tommy" Thompson and Joye Thompson.

Maid of honor was Erica Joye Thompson, daughter the bridegroom.

The bridesmaid was Angel Powell of Eaton, Colorado.

The best man was Joe Thompson, brother of the bridegroom, of Hastings, Nebraska. Bridegroomsman was Timothy Thompson, brother of the bridegroom of McCook, Nebraska

Ushers were Elijah Grandia, nephew of the bridegroom of Loveland, Colorado, and Isaiah Ramirez of Greeley.

Candlelighters were Kimmy Powell of Eaton and Isaiah Ramirez of Greeley.

Guestbook and program attendants were Kimmy Powell of Eaton and Sara and Jamie Minor of Greeley.

Music played was Pachel Canon D, hymn, "Guide me thou great Jehovah" and "Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring" by Bach.

A reception was at the church fellowship hall.

Special guests included the bridegroom's brother, Tim Thompson, who attended with caregivers, Patty and Nancy, of Southwest Area Training Services.

The bride graduated from Greeley Central High in 1986, Travel Trade School in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1987 and Aims Community College in 1989 with Associates degree. She is an early childhood educator and substitute teaches in the Greeley area.

The bridegroom graduated from Culbertson High School in 1980, McCook Community College in 1982, University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1984 and did graduate studies at University of Nebraska at Lincoln. He manages Sherry's Market in Greeley.

The couple took a wedding trip to the Colorado mountain towns of Black Hawk and Central City.

The couple will reside in Greeley.