Couples announcements for September 2009



Perham and Augustine

Holly Augustine originally of Lakeside, now of Tempe, and Randy Perham, formerly of Payson, now of Tempe, were married June 19, 2009 in an outdoor ceremony in Greer, with Steve Perham, the groom’s father, officiating. The bride is the daughter of Kurt Augustine and Toni McLeod. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is now pursuing a doctoral in school psychology at Arizona State University. The groom is the son of Steve and Judy Perham. He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and is now with a firm in Mesa. Attending the couple in their wedding ceremony were Joey Johnson, best man; Chelsea Augustine, maid of honor; bridesmaids Laura Ritter, Katy Brooks, Melanie Dodson and Jessica Gabe; groomsmen Ryan Fanizza, Andrew Steedman, Travis Sanders and Chris Thompson; ring bearer Titus Ritter; flower girls Jordan Suarez and Riley Scott.


Mallon and Hopson

Melonie Hopson and Michael Mallon, both of Payson, were married Aug. 29, 2009 at the Payson Assembly of God Church, with Mark Henning officiating. Attending the couple in the ceremony were honor attendant Lora Henning; bridesmaids Cherie Mallon, Cindy Smedstad and Shelly Landers; best man, Tanner Smedstad; groomsmen Duane Mallon and Jason Landers. The ringbearer was Trace Smedstad, flower girls were Emily Robbins and the bride’s daughter Savannah, who also walked Melonie down the aisle and gave her away. The couple honeymooned in San Diego and will make their home in Payson.