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Tuesday, January 5, 1999

Abrego, Garcia exchange wedding vows

Eva Abrego and Rev. Pablo Garcia, both of Pecos, exchanged
wedding vows Nov. 21, 1998 in the Second Baptist Church in Midland. The Rev. Omar Pachecano, president of Hispanic Baptist Theological Seminary in San Antonio, officiateding. Rev. Garcia pastored in Midland before moving to Pecos.

The bride is the daughter of Francisco and Herlinda Abrego of Los Fresnos, Tx. The groom is the son of the late Santos and Sylvestre Garcia of Kennedy, Tx.

She attended Texas A&M, Baptist Theological Seminary and the
University of San Francisco and is currently at teacher with
the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD.

He attended Wayland University and is the minister of
Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida (New Life Baptist Church) in

Maid of honor for the special occasion was Rosa Martinez of
Alamagordo, N.M. Bridesmaids were the bridegroom's
daughters-in-law, Mary Garcia and Linda Garcia, both of
Midland. Flower girl was Cristina Romero, niece of the
bride, of Harlingen.

Other attendants were junior bridesmaids, Lya Garcia and
Doralynn Garcia, the groom's granddaughters, and Jennifer
Garcia, the groom's niece.

Best man was Alonzo Garcia of Levelland, the groom's
brother, and groomsman was the groom's son, Paul Garcia of
Midland. Ring bearer was Nicolas Romero of Harlingen, the
bride's nephew.

Ushers were Javier Herrera and Jaime Herrera of Pecos,
friends of the couple.

The bride was given away in marriage by the bride's brother,
Manuel Abrego.

She wore a priscilla bridal gown in re-embroidered lace,
sequins and simulated pearls. It had an over the shoulder
neckline with a princess bodice and a basque waist. The
champagne colored dress had an A-line skirt with a
detachable long cathedral train. The crown had satin
rosettes with clusters of simulated pearls and lace that
adorned the band and long length veil. The bride carried a
bouquet of white roses with hunter green greenery.

The bridesmaids wore Dawn Joy bridesmaid dresses with lace
overlay. The hunter green dresses had Mandarin collars with
keyhole front and flutter sleeves.

The church sanctuary was decorated with lots of greenery.
Tall trees surrounded the altar where the bride
and groom stood. Large floral bows of green and white served
as pew markers.

Following the ceremony a dinner reception was held in the
couple's honor and hosted by Iglesia Bautista Nueva Vida, where
Rev. Garcia now pastors. Brisket with all the trimmings was served
in the fellowship hall.

Serving at the bride and groom's cake tables were Adela
Herrera and Art and Mary Lou Corrales of Pecos. Mrs.
Corrales made the cakes.

A beautiful ivory floating layer cake with ivory sprays of
flowers and a German three layer cake were the focal points
at the formal reception hall. Round-shaped guest tables were
draped with long hunter green table cloths that were adorned
with an attractive gold and harvest-colored flower center
pieces and a petite decorated basket of Mexican wedding

Special music was provided at the wedding ceremony by Dr. Tommy Revilla, Minister of
Music at Second Baptist Church in Mildand.

Singing special music at the dinner reception was James
Herrera of Pecos and Little Miss Cantaloupe Kiara Gutierrez,
who sang, "No Me Queda Mas," a song by the late Selena.
Linda Garcia, of Midland, daughter-in-law of the groom, also
sang a solo.

The couple went to Santa Fe, New Mexico and Colorado for
their honeymoon trip and returned to make their home in

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