Krysten Rae Sullivan and Barry Keith Vardeman were united in marriage Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005. The ceremony was held at First Baptist Church of Moore with Dr. Kevin Clarkson officiating.

A reception was held at the Kerr-McGee Stadium Club in Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and was hosted by Dr. and Mrs. John Patrick Sullivan of Norman, parents of the bride.

The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pfleuger of Disney, Mrs. Marge Sullivan of Ponca City, and Mr. Douglas Sullivan and Mrs. Delanor Chrisman of Denison, Texas.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vardeman of Claremore. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ray Callicoatt of Cowlington, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vardeman of Stilwell.

Maids of Honor were the bride’s sisters, Kathryn and Kimberly Sullivan. Other bridal attendants included Lauren Hamman, Ashley Streight, Lindsey Morse, Kim Willis, and Kerri Brackin, and junior attendant Eleanor Adams. Flower girls were Sarah Armstrong and Reagan Massay. The bride’s house party included Jennifer Farha, Ashley Muckala, Melissa Palmer and Lauren Cornwell.

Serving as Best Man was the groom’s brother, Ryan Vardeman. Groomsmen included Dub Pritchard, Barry Amos, Zach Sumrall and Nathan Binam. Junior groomsman was Austin Vardeman. Ushers included Adam Everett, Ric Rios and Jarrod Leaman. Luke Vardeman served as ringbearer. Candlelighters were Matthew Armstrong and Sean Adams.

Krysten was given in marriage by her father. She wore a designer gown made of pure, platinum-colored, hand-woven duchess silk satin. The bodice featured a sweetheart neckline with Swarovski crystal beading and sequins in an ornate floral pattern, which fell to a curved, dropped waistline.

The simple ballgown-style skirt featured box pleats at each hip, and descended to a chapel-length train.

To complete the bride’s look, she wore a crystal tiara and a cathedral illusion veil, trimmed with silver thread.

The couple honeymooned in Jamaica over Christmas.

The bride and groom are graduates of the University of Oklahoma. Krysten works in Human Resources at Overhead Door Corporate Headquarters in Lewisville, Texas. Barry attends Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas. Upon his graduation in 2007, the couple plans to reside in Tulsa.

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