Melinda Jean Cantrell and Bradley Gene Bryant were
united in marriage on June 25, 1988, in Princeton, La.
Mrs. Bryant is the daughter of Judy Capps of Diboll,
Texas, and the late Leo Cantrell. She is a 1988
graduate of Salem High School and is the director of a
child development center.
Bryant is the son of Bob Bryant of Salem and Barbara
Vandre of Dix, Ill. He is a 1987 graduate of Salem High
School and is superintendent of the Systems and
Analysis Branch at Langley Air Force Base, Va. He has
served in the United States Air Force for 16 years.
The couple lives in Hampton, Va., with their two
children, Dustin, 14, and Morgan, 10.
After Bryant's five-month deployment in support of
Operation Iraqi Freedom, the couple celebrated their
15th anniversary at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.