The brides great-uncle, the Rev. John Payne, S.J., presided over the double-ring Catholic ceremony.
Linda Jackson served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were: Elizabeth Baughn, Savannah Baughn, Alyssa Schneider and Erica Zeitz.
Nicholas Deaver and Luis Ramirez served as Co-Best Men. Groomsmen were: Timothy Ward, Jose Vara, and Brandon Hudson. Ring bearer was Braydon Baughn.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Angela Ward of Longview. She is a 2011 graduate of Longview High School and is currently enrolled in the nursing program at the University of Texas, Tyler. The groom is the son of Richard and Letitia Deaver of Waco. He is a 2012 graduate of Reicher Catholic High School and a 2016 graduate of Southwestern University.
After a reception at The Palladium in downtown Waco, the couple honeymooned in Galveston. They now live in Tyler.