Amanda Miesner and Kenneth Lofton Jr. were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 10, 2011, at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo. The Rev. Roger Abernathy was officiant during the double-ring ceremony. A reception followed at Knights of Columbus hall in Perryville, Mo.
Amanda is the daughter of Randy and Connie Miesner of Frohna, Mo.
Kenneth is the son of Stella Hayes of Tiffin and Kenneth Lofton Sr. of Carey.
April Amberger of Perryville, Mo., was her cousin's matron of honor. Elizabeth Kiefer of Perryville, Mo., friend of the couple, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amy Camarillo of Perryville, Mo., and Emily Miesner of Frohna, Mo., cousins of the bride, and Kelli Miller of Vanlue, friend of the couple. Miniature bride was Abygail Amberger of Perryville, Mo., cousin of the bride.
Dustin Lofton of Troy, brother of the groom, and Dennis Davis of Fort Worth, Texas, friend of the couple, served as best men. Groomsmen were Ryan Tong of Arcadia, brother of the groom, Adam Miesner of Frohna, Mo., brother of the bride, and Jim Hayes of Tiffin, brother of the groom. Miniature groom was Samuel Camarillo of Perryville, Mo., cousin of the bride.
Amanda is a 2006 graduate of Perryville High School and a 2009 graduate of Mineral Area College. She is a member service representative at Access Federal Credit Union.
Kenneth is a 1998 graduate of Vanlue High School and a 2003 graduate of Ohio Northern University. He is a senior mechanical engineer at Bartell Machinery, Rome, N.Y.
Following a wedding trip to Rivera Maya, Mexico, the newlyweds reside in Sherrill, N.Y.