Jill Hodges of DeKalb and Brandon Paul Bishop of Collinsville were married in a private ceremony Sunday, July 21, 2002, at the Chapel of Memories in Starkville on the campus of Mississippi State University, with the Rev. Ritchie Ables officiating.
The parents of the couple are Judi Clay of DeKalb and Mel Hodges of Meridian, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul David Bishop of Collinsville.
Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ishie of Bailey, Fay Davis of Meridian and the late Joe Hodges of Decatur.
Grandparents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pevey of the Damascus Community, and Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Bishop of Meridian.
Nuptial music was provided by Dee Hodges of DeKalb and Greg Taylor of Meridian, pianist.
Dee Hodges attended her sister as maid of honor. The father of the bridegroom served as best man.
A reception was held in the courtyard outside the chapel following the ceremony. Assisting at the reception were Teresa and Deree Simms.
After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple resides in Brandon.