The marriage of Melissa Sue Cross of Metamora, Ill. and Justin Michael Peters of Peoria, Ill. took place Oct. 24, 2015 at First English Lutheran Church in Peoria, Ill. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Barbara Ziah.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Cross of Metamora. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Peters of Deer Park, Ill.
The bride was attended by Matron of Honor Laura Knepler of Seminole, Fla. and Maid of Honor Jasmine Bradford, Peoria, Ill; Trish Dozier, Normal, Ill. and Laura Peters, Corvallis, Ore.
The bridegroom was served by Best Man Brian Peters of Deer Park, Ill. and groomsmen Dan Monroe, Canton, Ill., Michael Cross, Peoria Heights, Ill. and Aniket Karmarker, Hoffman Estates, Ill. Ushers were Lee Knepler, Seminole, Fla. and Adam Waibel, Bloomington, Ill.
A reception was held in Embassy Suites, East Peoria, Ill. A wedding trip was taken to Orlando, Fla.
The bride is a graduate of Metamora Township High School and Illinois State University.
The bridegroom is a graduate of Barrington High School and Bradley University. He is employed by Caterpillar, Inc. as a Senior Engineer.