Mr. and Mrs. Cody Chilcote

Kara Leonard and Cody Chilcote, both of Mount Union, were united in marriage Sept. 22, 2018, at Union Grove, LLC, Broad Top, with the Rev. Bill Benson presiding.

The bride is the daughter of David and Angela Leonard of Huntingdon and Lisa Starr of Mount Union and the groom is the son of Dale and Donna Hepner of Mount Union.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore an A-Line Justin Alexander dress with handed beaded lace throughout, a Queen Anne neckline, point d’esprit underlay and illusion back.

Rachele Guyer of Mount Union served as the maid of honor and Emilie Smith of Newton Hamilton was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Gerholt of Huntingdon, Julie Leonard of Mount Union and Amanda Leonard of Newton Hamilton. The bride’s attendants wore navy blue Mori Lee dresses with lace detail.

Wesley Cramer of Mount Union served as the best man and groomsmen were David Spurlin of Mount Union, Nolan Brown of Mount Union, James Harris of Mapleton and Dale Hepner of Mount Union.

Flower girls were Elyse Chilcote, Annslee Chilcote and Eevalin Byers, all of Mount Union. Ring bearers were Taurrin Chilcote of Mount Union and Brayden Leonard and Brentley Leonard, both of Newton Hamilton.

A reception followed at Union Grove, LLC, Broad Top. Wedding and reception music was provided by DJ Rick Hamilton.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Mount Union Area High School and of Penn State University in 2011 and 2013. She is employed by State Farm Insurance — Rodney Secrest. The groom is a 2007 graduate of Mount Union Area High School and is employed by Giant Food Stores.

The newlyweds reside in Mount Union.


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