SALEM - Shelby Dawn Bowen became the bride of Garrett Bernard on Oct. 9 during a beach front wedding at the Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, Shell Beach, California.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bowen, Salem.
The groom is the son of Craig Bernard, Arroyo Grande, Calif.; and Barb and Larry Van Gundy, Tulare, Calif.
Shelby and Garrett Bernard
The bride wore an ivory strapless floor length gown accented with an organza ruffled skirt. She carried a bouquet of tropical flowers.
Bridesmaids were Jillian Pidgeon, Salem; and Gracie Jones, Visalia, Calif., nieces of the couple.
Groomsmen were Hayden Jones, Parker Jones, Christopher Jones, all of Visalia, Calif.; and Carter and Braxton Baumberger, Brimfield, nephews of the couple.
The bride graduated from West Branch High School and the United States Air Force Academy with a bachelor's degree in social science. She also received a master's degree in human relations from Oklahoma State and is currently pursuing a master's degree in psychology/marriage and family therapy at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Opisbo, Calif.
The groom holds a degree in agriculture business and is employed with Pacific International Marketing.
A reception for 90 guests immediately followed in the Lido Dining Room.
The couple resides in Avila Beach, Calif.