— Shannon Stephenson and Walker Eye were united in marriage on Sept. 7, 2013, at the University Christian Church in Champaign. Gary Milton officiated.
Shannon is the daughter of Brad and Gina Stephenson of Alvin. She received an associate of applied science degree in respiratory therapy from Concorde Career College, and is employed at Reggie White Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center.
Walker is the son of Sheila Eye of Leavenworth, Kan. He received a degree in agriculture horticulture from Illinois State University and is employed with Mahaffey Fabric Structures.
Matron of honor was Marci Rife of Rossville, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Sharon Fugate of Danville, Keri Roach of Rossville and Stephanie Miller of Danville, all friends of the bride, and Jennifer Eye of Leavenworth, Kan., sister of the groom. Flower girl was Chloe Stephenson of Alvin, cousin of the bride.
Best man was Clinton Eye of Germany, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jerry Diekmann of Eureka, Mo., Adam Hayes of St. Louis, Mo., and Nathan Yeakel of Champaign, all friends of the groom, and Caleb Stephenson of Alvin, brother of the bride. Ring bearer was Jasper Marriott of St. Joseph, cousin of the bride. Ushers were Zeb Stephenson of Alvin and Eli Stephenson of Rossville, both cousins of the bride.
After a honeymoon to Puerto Rico, the couple resides in Olive Branch, Miss.