Haley Ann Richard and Jerod Ruil McDonald were untied in Christian marriage on Nov. 17, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Rev. Joshua McDonald, brother of the groom, officiated.

The bride is the daughter of James and Lynn Richard of Bridge City, and the granddaughter of Howard  and Jauna Matthewes of Bronson, Texas, and the late James Sr. and Evelyn Richard of Bridge City.

The groom is the son of Donald and Audrey McDonald of Vidor. He is the grandson of Betty Jones Flannigan of Vidor and the late Ruil L. “Buck” Jones, as well as Hazel Davis of Longview and the late Donald McDonald SR.

The bride was attended by her twin sister, Hannah Landry, as Matron of honor and bridesmaid, Kandi Perrodin.

The groom was attended by groomsmen Paul Landry and Kurt Owens.

Organist Julia Morris provided instrumental selections for the ceremony. Vocalists Hannah Landry and Daniel Winfree shared a song.

Following a criuse to the Caribbean the couple will reside in Cleburne, Texas. Haley will pursue her career as a registered dental hygienist. J.R. is a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He also serves as Minister to students at Sand Flat Baptist Church in Cleburne.