On the Eighth Day of May 2021, at 4:30 pm, Karstin Howard and Nicole Reynolds were joined in Holy Matrimony at the Historic Marriott Peoria Pere Marquette. A reception followed, hosted in the Grand Ballroom. Nicole’s Brother, Dr. R. Christopher Reynolds, was the Officiate.
The Wedding Nuptials were coordinated by Heather Forney of ”I Do Events.” The reception that followed was skillfully coordinated and executed with Antwine C. Freeman being the Master of Ceremony. The couple will make Peoria their home. They have chosen to Honeymoon at a later date.
They wish to express their gratitude to the following individuals for helping to make this a memorable occasion.
Amy Brown – Maid of Honor
Janay Frank – Bridesmaid
Tracy Cagle – Bridesmaid
Jocelyn Carlton-Smith – Bridesmaid
Felicia Jones-Barnes – Bridesmaid
Nakita Morris – Bridesmaid
Taelor Howard – Jr. Bridesmaid
Paul Hightower – Best Man
Jerrance Howard – Groomsman
Bob Robinson – Groomsman
Marc Harris – Groomsman
Kevin Johnson – Groomsman
James McCoy – Groomsman
Gene Cagle – Groomsman
JayJay Howard – Jr. Groomsman
Selena Howard – Flower Girl
Ri Howard – Flower Girl
Agent Grayson Hightower – Ring Security
Ruth Collins – Mother of the Bride
Ralph Reynolds – Father of the Bride
Alfreida DeGroot – Godmother of the Groom
Randy DeGroot – Godfather of the Groom
Rick Spencer – Special Tribute
Jimmy Cross III – Son/Escort for the Bride
Kendall Howard – Usher
Elijah Howard – Usher
Andrew Howard – Usher
Marty Davis – Usher
The couple was deeply saddened that due to Covid restrictions and the number of invited guests being limited, they weren’t able to invite the entire gamut of friends and family.