“Love is the reason we are here,” said the presiding notary public, bringing business to a halt inside Lancaster Pawn & Jewelry at 1 p.m. Friday.
The South 200 store was a mini-chapel, with a wedding arch, flowers, a tiered cake and monogrammed champagne glasses.
Johnny Knight, 52, stood at the altar as his bride, Mary Paddock, 51, watched from the back of a makeshift aisle, holding a bouquet of fresh roses.
The groom’s mom, Patsy Bailey, handed him a crystal dove. “It’s a symbol of peace and tranquility,” she said.