Margaret Cleo Morefield and Richard Russell Byrd were married July 26 at the Japanese Garden in Lithia Park in Ashland. Isaiah McColgan officiated during the traditional Baha'i ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Marian and Larry Barker of Talent and Dennis Morefield of Olympia, Wash. A 2005 graduate of Phoenix High School, she is a student at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. She works at Subway in Phoenix.
The groom is the son of Rick and Patti Byrd of Talent. A 1998 graduate of Phoenix High School, he attended Southern Oregon University. He is a grocer at Shop N Kart in Ashland.
Maid of honor was the bride's sister, Victoria Morefield of Bozeman, Mont. Bridesmaids were the bride's cousin, Kristen Bethlanfalvey of Madison, Ala., and Amanda Hammond of Eugene.
Best man was Richard White of Portland. Groomsmen were Nic Tworog of Ashland and Tom Prislac of Beaverton. The usher was the groom's brother, Anthony Byrd of Bandon.
Following the ceremony, the bride's mother and stepfather, Marian and Larry Barker, hosted a reception at the Ashland Community Center.
After a wedding trip to Newport Beach, the newlyweds are living in Talent.