Miss Bethany Kathleen Pritchett and Mr. Ryan Edward Busby were united in marriage on Saturday, May 21, at the First Baptist Church in Abilene, with Kyle Tubbs officiating. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father, Larry Pritchett. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at One Eighty One Pine and was hosted by the bride’s family. Pictures were taken by Megan Anderson Photography, sister of the groom.

The bride is the daughter of Larry and Martha Pritchett of Burnett, Texas. She is the granddaughter of the late Carol and Frances Graves of Longview, Texas, and the late Pascal and Lucille Pritchett of Irving, Texas.

The groom is the son of Donald and Jane Busby of Nederland, Texas. He is the grandson of Thomas and Martha Busby of Nederland, and the late Delbert and Norma McBroom 0f Port Arthur, Texas. Great grandson of of the late Herman and Addie Mae Cummings of Nederland, and the late Jack and Georgia Busby of Groves, Texas.

Cory Hutchison served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Lyndia Pritchett, Kristi Weets, Stephanie Lee, Sarah Wesley, Abigail Bailey and Jessica Pritchett. Flower girls were Brittany Tucker and Morgan Vandever.

James Love served as best man. Groomsmen were Kevin Beasley, Travis Adams, Joshua Sills, Ryan Webster, Edward Lockwood, and Daniel Gentry. Ring bearer was Connor Jackson, Ushers were Nathan Pritchett, Adam Busby, Justin Golden and Wade Sommers.

Bethany is a 2006 graduate of Burnett High School and a 2010 graduate of Hardin Simmons University. She received A BS degree in Ministry and Religious studies. She is currently pursing her Masters Degree in Divinity from Logsdon Seminary in Abilene, Texas. Ryan is a 2001 graduate of Bridge City High School and a 2007 graduate of Mary Hardin Baylor. He received a BA degree in Religion and Communications. He is currently pursing his Masters Degree in Divinity from Logsdon Seminary in Abilene, Texas.

Following their honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple will reside in Baird, Texas.