Marella Joyce Alexander and Ryan John Lucas were married May 31 at Living Praise Church. Garris Elkins of Living Waters Church officiated.

Marella Joyce Alexander and Ryan John Lucas were married May 31 at Living Praise Church. Garris Elkins of Living Waters Church officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Stan and Mary Alexander of White City. A 2004 graduate of North Medford High School, she received a degree in nursing with a minor in psychology in 2008 from the University of Portland. She is a registered nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Rogue Valley Medical Center.

The groom is the son of Tom and Debbie Lucas of Medford. A 2004 graduate of North Medford High School, he attended Umpqua Community College. He is a group counselor with Jackson County Juvenile Services.

Maid of honor was the bride's sister, Amanda Alexander of White City. Honorary bridesmaid was Kim Stanek of Medford. Bridesmaids were Amber Abbott of Grants Pass, Stacey Anheier of San Jose, Calif., Trista Pulley of Sedro Wooley, Wash., and Jessica Seppi of Twin Falls, Idaho.

Best man was the groom's brother, Jeffrey Lucas of Medford. Groomsmen were Jack Friend of Medford, the groom's father, Tom Lucas of Medford, and Doug Krell of Medford.

Flower girls were Grace and McKenna Pritchett and Addison Lawson.

Ring bearer was Jarod Beal.

Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at Living Praise Church.