Carol May Stringham and Orlando Martin Franco, both of Pendleton, were married June 5, 2004, at the Columbia River Temple of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints in Kennewick.

The bride is the daughter of Jannet Walker of Pendleton and Steven Stringham of Loxley, Ala. Franco is the son of Milena Gaylord of Pendleton and Orlando Daniel Franco of Lima, Peru.

The bride's sister, Rachel Stringham of Provo, Utah, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Franco's sister, Jacqueline Franco of Pendleton; Andrea Wilson of Provo, Utah; and Sharon Zenger of Pendleton. Flower girl was the bride's cousin Marissa Hammerstrom.

Rhitt Hamilton of Blackfoot, Idaho, was best man. The bride's brothers, Briant Stringham of Provo, Utah, and Grant Stringham of Pendleton were groomsmen. John Hammerstrom was ring bearer.

The bride wore a white gown with a lightly beaded and fitted bodice, lace on the back and a Cathedral train. Her veil was a single layer with crystal flowers embroidered on the edges. She carried a cascading bouquet of yellow, red and Gerber daisies and roses.

She graduated in 2000 from Pendleton High School and has an associate's degree from Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho. She works for Bethphage.

Franco graduated from Cristo Redentor High School in 1994 at Lima, Peru. He has a two-year associate of arts transfer degree from Blue Mountain Community College.

Following a reception at the Pendleton Arts Center and a wedding trip to San Diego, Calif., the couple resides in Pendleton.


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