Oklahoman Modified: November 22, 2013 at 1:20 pm •  Published: November 24, 2013

Carmelina Rocha Davis, of San Antonio, Texas, and William (Bill) Gene Schones, of Elk City, Oklahoma, were united in holy matrimony at 6 p.m., on September 21st at Oak Hills Country Club in San Antonio, Texas. Father James Murguia, of St. George Episcopal Church, officiated the ceremony. A reception and dance followed the ceremony at the club.

The bride was given in marriage by her son, Michael Patrick Davis, with grandson, Jacob Alexander Davis, serving as the ring bearer. Betsy Cameron was the matron of honor. The groom’s granddaughters, Cadence Riggan and Syler Schones, were the flower girls. The groom’s son, Bryan William Schones, was the best man. Priscilla Rocha, the bride’s sister, was the reader. The service was ushered by Bill Hatamayer and Sudipto Bhattacharya. Also in attendance were the bride’s mother; family members Robert and wife Rosa Rocha, and nephew Randall and Amy Nichols. Attendants for the groom also included his mother and step-father Gaylan Edwards; daughter Tamara Riggan, husband Jason and granddaughter Lorelei; daughter-in-law Whitney Schones and granddaughter Marjory.

The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Maria Lucina Rocha and the late Mr. Emilio Rocha of San Antonio, Texas. Carmelina is a graduate of Texas State University where she received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a graduate of Webster University, where she earned her Masters Degree in Management. She is recently retired from the City of San Antonio.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Marie Lucille Edwards and the late William Schones of Elk City, Oklahoma. He attended Southwestern State and has been self-employed in the oil and gas industry for over 30 years.

Following a wedding trip to Napa Valley, Carmel and San Francisco, the couple will reside in San Antonio, Texas.


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