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Parra-Whittenburg united in Warm Springs

by: Submitted Photo - Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Whittenburg

Priscilla Maria Parra of Warm Springs, and Aaron Lee Whittenburg of Madras, were united in marriage on June 17, at the Warm Springs 1910 Indian Shaker Church, in a ceremony officiated by the assistant minister Patricia Tanawasha.
   The bride is the daughter of Pedro and Carol (Frank) Parra of Warm Springs, and the groom is the son of Richard and Alta (Eastep) Whittenburg of Madras.
   The bride wore a satin white wedding gown accented with a trim of beads and sparkles. She carried a bouquet of multicolored roses.
   Matron of honor was Tarivia Parra-Ramirez, sister of the bride, who wore a sky blue strapless dress.
   The bridesmaids were Erica Parra, sister of the bride, Chloe Johnson, Brittany Hernandez-Whittenburg, Jaden Whittenburg, Bianca Whittenburg, daughters of the bride and groom, and CeliaFern Frank, niece of the bride and groom. They all wore sky blue gowns to match the matron of honor's.
   The best man was Dennis White III, friend of the bride and groom.
   The groom's men were Travis Patterson, friend of the bride and groom, and Luis and Enrique Ramirez, nephews of the bride.
   The ring bearer was Erminio Pena-Parra Jr., son of the bride and groom.
   The reception immediately followed at the Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert Resort and Casino in Warm Springs.
   The bride graduated from the Oregon Department of Public Safety and Standards Academy in corrections and currently attends Central Oregon Community College. The groom graduated from Oregon Department of Public Safety and Standards Academy in several courses of law enforcement.
   They both work at the Warm Springs Police Department, the bride as a corrections officer and the groom as a patrol sergeant.