In a formal garden wedding in Jackson, Miss., Bonnie Kay Harkness, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Harkness of Columbus, Miss., was married to James Franklin Rogers, son of Dr. Jon and Jacquelyn Rogers of Easton, Pa. and East Marion, N.Y., on April 18.
The attendants were: Joy Harkness, the bride's sister; Joan Tennant and Lilla Rogers, the groom's sisters; Nita Winn and Leigh Gunn. The groom's father was best man; the ushers were brother Peter Rogers; Scott Harkness, the bride's brother; Carlos Morales and William Katz.
Mrs. Rogers received a BA and doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Mississippi and until recently has been a trust officer at the First National Bank of Jackson, Miss.
Mr. Rogers graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; attended Cheltenham School in England, received a BA from Yale and the JD from Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He also has an MPA from Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He spent a year as law clerk to the Hon. Charles Clark of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in Jackson and is currently law clerk to the Hon. Ruth Bader-Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
The groom's father, a practicing dentist in Phillipsburg, N.J., together with Mrs. Rogers founded Smokenders, an international smoking cessation organization.
Following a honeymoon in the Virgin Islands, the newlyweds will reside in Washington, D.C.