Butler County Times Gazette
  • Thornton, Bailey exchange vows June 14

  • Daryl Wayne Thornton and Robin Sheryl Thornton are happy to announce the marriage of their son, John Michael Thornton, to Janae Ellen Bailey, daughter of Kevin S. Bailey and Lesli, and Lisa Hergesheimer and Gregory Hand.
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  • Daryl Wayne Thornton and Robin Sheryl Thornton are happy to announce the marriage of their son, John Michael Thornton, to Janae Ellen Bailey, daughter of Kevin S. Bailey and Lesli, and Lisa Hergesheimer and Gregory Hand.
    The couple would like to recognize John’s grandparents: Jim and Evelyn Spring of Kansas City, and the late Humphery and Violet Thornton formerly of Augusta. Janae’s grandparents are Alice Hergesheimer and Ed Esury and the late Paul Hergesheimer. Grandparents Ray and Ellen Bailey reside in Bonner Springs.
    John graduated from Augusta High School in 2007 and later Kansas University in 2011 with a BGS in History. He is currently student teaching at Garfield Elementary while pursuing his elementary education degree through the Butler/Emporia Students to Teaching Program.  He also works at Anytime Fitness in Augusta.
    Janae graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 2006.  She is employed at PT Plus in Augusta, and also operates Four Paws Pet Grooming.
    The groom's wedding party consisted of  Best Man Daryl Wayne Thornton, Kyle David Click, Benjamin Bailey, Lance Kelly, Kameron Michael Kontour, and Ryan Joe Vogel.  Ushers were David Wayne Stephenson, Josh Zerger, Philip Bailey, and Tarek Khalidi.  Ring Bearer was Bryce Wayne Stephenson.
    The bride's wedding party consisted of Maids of Honor: Alison and Bethany Jo Bailey.  Bridesmaids were Joy Nicole Stephenson, Ashley Maye Thornton, Melanie Moore, and Morgan Grabmiller.  Flower Girl was Ava Joy Stephenson.
    The wedding was held at the Lake of the Forest Club House in Bonner Springs on June 14 at 5:30 p.m. Pastor Jimmy Crabb of New Life Baptist Church, Newalla, Okla., officiated the marriage. The couple currently resides in Augusta, and attend New Springs Church in Wichita.

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