Wedding spotlight: Bryant and Jessica Bowden About Staff July 1, 2013 July '13, About Weddings, Wedding Spotlight 1612 Bryant Bowden and Jessica Coleman met at a local bar back in 1999. Bryant asked her out but Jessica was dating someone else and turned him down. A few months later, their paths crossed again — and this time they were both single and started dating. Flash forward — 13 years after they first met and started dating — they got engaged! “On May 24, 2012, we went to Taste of Canton and afterward, Bryant surprised me and got down on one knee to ask me to marry him,” Jessica said. “I was crying and laughing and finally he asked if I was going to say yes!” They were married March 1, 2013, at Wolfcreek Winery in Norton in an intimate ceremony with their closest friends and family.The couple’s daughter, Sidnee, walked Jessica down the aisle. The newlyweds also held a large reception at the Cultural Center in June with everyone who didn’t get to celebrate with them on their wedding day. They reside in Canton.