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Jennifer Lynn McLendon and Cliff Douglas Bishop were married in an outdoor ceremony at 5:30 p.m. May 26 at Costly Mill Park, Conyers.

The bride is the daughter of Charles and Gena McLendon of Conyers and granddaughter of Mrs. Emajo M. Lewis of Bozeman, Mont., the late Charles H. McLendon of Conyers and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McMillan of Red Springs, N.C.

The groom is the son of Jackie Bishop and Mr. David Wagner of Conyers and the grandson of Mrs. Blanch Bishop, the late Cliff Douglas Bishop of Conyers and Benny and Bettie Gordon of Atlanta.

The bride arrived in a 1963 Silver Cloud III Rolls Royce owned by Dave Sanders. She was escorted by her father the Rev. Charles H. McLendon who also officiated at the double-ring ceremony. She was given in marriage by her parents.

The bride's gown featured an ivory v-neck with an empire beaded bodice. The skirt was a-line split front with an inverted beaded panel accented with a champagne sash over the semi-cathedral length train. Her two-tiered fingertip veil of illusion was trimmed with beads and champagne edging. She carried a bouquet of pink and white calla lilies, apricot and pink roses and green hypericum berries finished with an ivory satin ribbon wrap. She carried a blue lace heirloom handkerchief belonging to her late great-grandmother Mrs. Luna Agnew.

The maid of honor was Megan Workinger of Marietta. Bridesmaids were Whitney and Mary Rachel Taylor of Conyers, cousins of the groom.

Andrew Montgomery of Roswell served as best man. Groomsmen were Thomas Fahey of Conyers and Matthew Roe of Loveland, Colo. Ushers were Jeff Nelson of Conyers, Cole McDaniel of Cumming, Daniel McIver of Fayetteville and Alavaro Ramirez Del Villar of Philadelphia.

The wedding was in a gazebo decorated with ferns and flowers. Music was provided by Classic City Strings. The reception was held outdoors near the original raceway and foundation of the old grist mill at Costley Mill Park. Guests enjoyed a buffet and danced to the music of DJ Mike Malcom. The four-tiered wedding cake was adorned with pink ribbon and pink roses. The groom's cake was a cinder block with rebar representing the groom's civil engineering degree. A vintage punch bowl and platter were provided by the bride's maternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McMillan.

The couple honeymooned in Scotland and Italy and now reside in Atlanta.