Amber Dawn Deming and Justin Thomas Ames were married May 3 at The Academy Chapel and Ballroom in Vancouver, Wash. Carroll Myers officiated

Amber Dawn Deming and Justin Thomas Ames were married May 3 at The Academy Chapel and Ballroom in Vancouver, Wash. Carroll Myers officiated

The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Christa Deming of Battleground, Wash. A 1995 graduate of Gaston High School, she is pursuing a degree in business administration at the University of Phoenix. She is the city recorder for the city of Hillsboro.

The groom is the son of Gary and Christy Ames of Central Point. He is a 1993 graduate of South Medford High School. He attended Lane Community College and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is a general contractor in Hillsboro.

Maid of honor was the bride's sister, Brittney Deming of Portland. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Hedin of Redmond, Amber Victoor of Aloha and Lacy Puncochar of Hillsboro.

Best man was Clark Ralls of Salem. Groomsmen were James Cabrera, Tony Purcell and Andrew Carter.

Flower girl was Skyler Myers of Battleground, Wash.

Candlelighters were the bride's mother, Christa Deming and the groom's mother, Christy Ames.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Academy Chapel and Ballroom.

After a wedding trip to Italy and France, the newlyweds are living in Hillsboro.