ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Drs. Regina Rowe and Julian Meeks, both of St. Louis, Mo., exchanged wedding vows at Lafayette Park United Methodist Church in St. Louis July 6, 2007. The Rev. Kathleen Wilder officiated the 6 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Regie and Katherine Rowe, Gaar Corner. Parents of the bridegroom are Dr. Philip and Carolyn Meeks, Omaha, Neb.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. Maid of honor was Krista Rowe, sister of the bride, Odessa, Texas. Bridesmaids were Rachel Meeks, sister of the bridegroom, Philadelphia, Pa., and Monica Meeks, sister of the bridegroom, Omaha.

Best man was Chris Meeks, brother of the bridegroom, Omaha. Groomsmen were Matt Krings, Seattle, Wash., and Tom Ferrell, Portland, Ore. Ushers were Bradley Lamb, cousin of the bride, Stratford, Nathan Gard, St. Charles, Mo., and Patrick Bernard, Baltimore, Md.

Katherine Rowe, mother of the bride, recited a Native American Wedding Prayer. Carolyn Meeks, mother of the bridegroom, read “Love is a Mighty Power,” by Thomas a Kempis.

A reception was hosted on the 10th floor of Windows-Off-Washington in downtown St. Louis. The couple is at home in St. Louis following a wedding trip to France (Paris, Bordeaux and Nice) and Barcelona, Spain.

A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bridegroom’s parents at Duff’s, located in the Central West End of St. Louis.

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The bride is a 1997 graduate of Vanoss High School and a 2001 graduate of Oklahoma State University. She received a Ph.D. in molecular microbiology and microbial pathogenesis from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, in May. She is enrolled in an M.D. program at St. Louis University.

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The bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha, and a 2001 graduate of St. Louis University. He received a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, in May. He is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Washington University in St. Louis.

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