Rachel Lynn Henry and S. Gordon Bucky Bowen were married Aug. 13, 2016, at their home in Auburn by Justice of the Peace Geoffrey Fritsch, of Weedsport.

The bride is the daughter of Pamela Henry and the late William (Kim) Henry, of LaFayette.

The groom is the son of George and Rosemary DeChick, of Auburn, and the late S. Gordon Sr., of Union Springs.

Matrons of honor were Patricia J. Lincoln, sister of the groom, and Heide Frances, cousin of the bride. The bride was given in marriage by her son, Ethan Fisher, and brother, Brian Henry.

The best men were Jason Green and Matthew Lee, friends of the groom. 

A reception was held at the couple's home. Guests were invited to celebrate the completion of a garage addition, but instead were surprise witnesses to their marriage.

The bride is a 1989 graduate of Fabius-Pompey High School and is employed by Dr. Paul Cohen, of Syracuse.

The groom is a 1998 graduate of Auburn High School and is employed by the state Department of Transportation.