Hardaway-Beard Wedding | TheUnion.com

Hardaway-Beard Wedding

Lindsey Erin Hardaway and Michael Eugene Beard, both of Nevada City, were married Sept. 16 at Tranquility Lane Weddings in Nevada City. The service was conducted by the Rev. Darryl Gunther of Oakdale Community Church. Approximately 140 guests attended the ceremony and dinner reception. Special guests included the groom’s 94-year-old great-Aunt Etta from Tracy.

The bride is the daughter of Deborah Villasenor of Alta Sierra and Jerry Villasenor of Grass Valley. A graduate of Nevada County Adult Education, she works at the Grass Valley Care Center as a certified nursing assistant.

The groom is the son of Timothy Beard of Penn Valley and Yvonne Fogleman of Brisbane. A graduate of Nevada County Adult Education, he works in the construction industry.

The bride wore a beaded white corseted A-line dress, with matching veil. She wore her mother’s pearl and diamond necklace and earrings, and carried a bouquet of red roses.

The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Ashley Hardaway of Phoenix, Ariz.

The bridesmaids were the groom’s sister Kristy Beard of Grass Valley, Misty Ripley of Grass Valley, Janelle Freeman of Penn Valley and Amanda Peterson of Grass Valley.

The flower girl was the couple’s daughter, Mariah Mae Beard, age 3, of Nevada City.

The ring bearer was the groom’s cousin, Eddie Jack Bell, 6, of Grass Valley.

The best man was Micah Gunther of Grass Valley.

The groomsmen were Josh Hardaway, the bride’s brother, of San Jose; Joey Fogleman, the groom’s cousin, of Concord; Kevin Beard, the groom’s brother, of Penn Valley and Levi Gunther of Grass Valley.

The food was provided by Patty Hanford of Hanford Catering in Colfax.

Elen Miller and Kalika Fogleman, both of Grass Valley, created the wedding flower arrangements.

Music was provided by DJ Manny Estrada of Grass Valley.

The couple honeymooned on a Caribbean cruise.

They live in Nevada City.

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