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Abel and Lawson

Rachel Abel and Brent Lawson, both of Kansas City, Mo., were married Sept. 20, 2008, in Eudora. A reception followed in Eudora. Amy Gearhart Sage officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Ron and Robin Abel of Eudora. The groom is the son of Rick and Jean Ann Lawson of Kansas City, Mo.
The maid of honor was Kendal Abel, and the best man was Jared Chilcoat. The flower girl was Makenna Lawson, dughter of the couple, and the ring bearer was Carter Blann, cousin of the groom. Bridesmaids were Ashley Moran, Jodi Wingeback and Lauren Zupon. Groomsmen were Tyler Trammell, Jared Zehren and Jordan Payne.
The ushers were Brandon Lawson, Kyle Lawson and Danny Ragland.
The couple took a honeymoon cruise in the Caribbean, visiting Coco Bay and Nassau in the Bahamas.
The couple resides in Kansas City, Mo. Rachel is employed Milestone Academy and is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Brent is a graduate of the Kansas City Missouri Fire Academy and a fireman with the city of Kansas City, Mo.