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Celebrations

Mignone-Willis

Abby Elizabeth Mignone of Sycamore, formerly of Ladd, and Benjamin John Willis of Sycamore, formerly of St. Charles, were united in marriage Nov. 12 during an oceanside sunset ceremony at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort on Amelia Island, Fla.

The bride is the daughter of John and Dawnette (Lutes) Mignone of Sycamore, formerly of Peru. The groom is the son of Patricia Willis of St. Charles and the late Ronald Willis.

Alexandria Mignone, sister of the bride, and Veronica Willis, sister of the groom, stood by their siblings’ sides during the ceremony.

A dinner was held at PLAÉ (People Laughing And Eating) at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort on Amelia Island, Fla., followed by cocktails and dancing at Falcon’s Nest at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort on Amelia Island, Fla.

The couple enjoyed a 12-day wedding trip driving through Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida with sight-seeing and activities at popular locations along the way.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Hall High School in Spring Valley, a 2005 graduate of Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby and a 2007 graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. She is employed by DeKalb School District 428 in DeKalb.

The groom is a 2003 graduate of St. Charles East in St. Charles and a 2008 graduate of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He is employed by State Farm in St. Charles.

The couple is making their home in Sycamore and will move to Scottsdale, Ariz., in February 2014.

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