Carissa Baughman of Aubrey, TX and Adam Spinks of Shady Shores, TX were united in marriage on the afternoon of November 19, 2011 at Denton Bible Church. The officiating minister was Jake Craven, and a scripture reading was performed by Dean and Phyllis McAlister. A reception followed the ceremony at the church.
The Bride is the daughter of Mr. Robbie Baughman and Mrs. Janice Baughman of Krugerville, TX.She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dorothy Brockett and honorary grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Herman Stout, all of Aubrey, TX. Carissa is a 2000 graduate of Aubrey High School and a 2004 graduate of UNT with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance. She also obtained her Master’s of Business Administration in 2006 from TWU. Carissa is employed as a Senior Internal Auditor for UNT System.
The groom is the son of Mr. Ronald Spinks, the late Ms. Sandra Gentry Spinks, and Mrs. Karen Spinks all of Shady Shores, TX. He is the grandson of Neoma Spinks of Shady Shores, TX. Adam is a 1998 graduate of Liberty Christian School and is employed by Peterbilt Motors.
The Matron of Honor was Lawren Goforth, friend of the bride. Other attendants included Misty Barrett, Kristi Brockett, and Trista Carpenter, all cousins of the bride. Junior attendant was Emily Spinks, niece of the groom. Flower girl was Halle Carpenter, cousin of the bride.
The Best Man was Ron Spinks, brother of the groom. Other groomsmen included David Spinks, cousin of the groom, Ross Everett, brother of the groom, and Ryan Baughman, brother of the bride. Sign presenter was Noah Spinks, nephew of the groom.
Saxophonist was Shane Goforth who played “Dream a Little Dream of Me.” A trio of a pianist, violinist, and cellist also played at the ceremony.
Members of the house party included Catrina Haak, Autumn Reid, and Shelby Venable. Ushers were Andrew Barrett, Tyson Brockett, and Ben Venable.
Carissa and Adam enjoyed a week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for their honeymoon. They will reside in Aubrey, TX.