Brenda Bohnert and Martin Epperson, both of Augusta, were united in marriage on Aug. 20, 2008. The informal ceremony was held at the Augusta National Guard Armory with Rev. Clyde Stockton officiating.
Brenda is the daughter of Rita and Robert Bohnert of Augusta.
Martin is the son of Glenda Bledsoe and Rodney Epperson, both of Augusta. He is the grandson of the late Glen and Marie Lane of Augusta.
The bride was given away by her son, Brian Boggs. She wore a floor-length lilac gown and carried a bouquet of assorted flowers.
Rebecca Cassidy was the Maid of Honor.
The groom wore his military uniform with a white rose boutonniere.
Tyler Epperson was Best Man.
A reception followed with cake and punch.
Martin went to basic training at Fort Jackson, SC in March 2008, graduated in May, went next to Gulfport, Miss. for Advanced Individal Training (AIT), then on to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. until June 27, returned to Augusta and got married.
The couple are adopting grandson, Preston and making their home in Augusta.