Originally Published: July 12, 2008 9:13 p.m.
Anya Frances Van Ness and Ben Francis McFadden, both of Prescott, Ariz., were married May 30, 2008, at Goldwater Lake in Prescott. Jay Reeder officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of David Van Ness and Amy Chislock-Van Ness of Prescott and Tempe, and Karen Hughes of Prescott, Ariz. Anya received a Bachelors in public health from NAU.
The groom is the son of George and Carol McFadden of Prescott, Ariz. He received a Bachelors in construction management from NAU and is currently employed as a project engineer of Schedular-McCarthy Building Co.
The bride wore a white, informal, open-back Pallas Athena gown with burnt and white lilies. The maid of honor was Cassandra Tomlinson and best man was Robert McFadden.
The couple honeymooned in Europe. They now reside in northern California.