Lyon, Finney married in May

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Madison Rosalie Lyon of Coronado Island and James Mason Finney of Oceanside were married on May 8, 2010 at Parkside Church of the Nazarene by Pastor Hal Bonner. Her father Gary Lyon gave the Bride in marriage. The bride graduated from Placer High School in 2008, attended Mesa Community College and is currently a student at San Diego Culinary Institute. Her parents are Gary and Panfila Lyon of Auburn. The groom graduated from Placer High School in 2005, and attended Sierra College. Corporal Finney is currently employed by the United States Marine Corps as an infantry squad leader, 3rd battalion 5th Marine regiment, Lima Company at Camp Pendleton. His parents are Laurence and Jennifer Finney of Auburn. Megan Veling of Coronado served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Laura Byrd of San Diego, Kara Dilworth of Lahina Maui, Molly Dilworth of San Clemente, Lauren Finney of Bourdonnais, Ill., Simone Finney of Auburn, Camille Hardy of San Diego, Thea Hardy of San Diego, Brijitte LaPointe of Buena Park, Miranda Mraz of Auburn, Lisa Reese of Auburn, Amanda Ricci of Lincoln, Britain Thomas of Auburn, and Savannah Young of Auburn. Chris Melendrez of Lincoln served as the man of honor. The best man was Raymond Finney of Woodland. Groomsmen were J.C. King of Auburn, Ryan Pavusko of Santa Cruz, CPL Josh Soto of Oceanside, CPL Josh Tolliver of Vista, CPL Jason Vallette of Cardiff. Honorary Groomsmen were Sgt. Ryan Botticairi of San Clemente, and CPL Max Stapenhorst of Seoul Korea. The Flower girl was Rhea Lyon of Rocklin, and the Ring Bearer was Parker Steinman of Auburn. Katie and Candice LaPointe of Chino were guest book attendants. Savannah Young, made all Bouquets and flower arrangements with the help of Placer High School’s Floral Design class, as part of her senior project. The couple celebrated with family and friends at the Ridge Golf Club with a dinner and dance reception following the ceremony. James and Madison met in a ceramics class at Placer High School when she was a freshman and he was a senior. They later started dating when he returned from Iraq and she moved to San Diego for college. Madison will be eagerly awaiting James return from Afghanistan, as he will be deploying soon. The Newlyweds honeymooned in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and now live in Cardiff by the Sea. They eventually would like to move back to the Auburn area.