Nelson, Barbour wed August 26


Samantha Nelson and David Barbour were married August 26, 2017 in a double-ring ceremony in Fernwood, ID.  Carrie Nordin officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Joe Nelson of Fernwood and Marlena Nelson of St. Maries.  She is a 2013 St. Maries High School graduate. She is currently attending Western Governors University to earn her teaching degree.

The groom is the son of Brian and Nanette Barbour of St. Maries. He is a 2012 graduate of St. Maries High School and is employed at Potlatch.

The bride was escorted by her father.  She wore a mermaid dress with ruffles, medium length veil with jewels around the edges and a train. She carried a bouquet of Gerber daisys.

Sadie Grieser was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Jaylee Stephenson, Catherine Flach, Kathy Guevarra, Mariah Gladden, Mj Nelson and Ashley Lounsbury. Flower girls were Addison Barbour, Camryn Charles, Gracelynn Barrus, Addilynn and Paisley Turner and ring bearers were Jaemen Harold and Jett Barbour.

Ryan Barbour was the best man. Groomsmen included Brian Lounsbury, Tanner Mende, Ashton Stephenson, Brady Telford and Ricky Nelson.

More than 230 guests attended including grandparents of the bride Linda Mitchell and Bill Strain, and grandparents of the groom Gail Barbour and Sue Thaut.

The couple will continue to live in St. Maries and raise their daughter here.

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