Thomas —Waybright

Tiffany Nicole Thomas and Jarrod Brent Waybright were united in marriage on Oct. 7, 2012, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Parkersburg.

The Rev. Michael Stephens officiated the double-ring ceremony.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father. She wore a formal white gown with bridal taffeta. The halter style gown was embellished with re-embroidered beaded lace scattered throughout the gown. The drop waist flowed into an A-line skirt and held a chapel-length train. The bride’s veil was a two-tier illusion elbow length with lace trim. The heirloom veil was previously worn by the bride’s mother 34 years prior.

The bridal bouquet was a multi-layered design of orange and gold gerbera daisies, solidago, autumn grasses, craspedia and highlighted with a single memorial rose and peppermints honoring her grandfathers.

The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Dayne Thomas of Parkersburg and the granddaughter of Jacque and the late Ray Jones and Garnett and the late Boyd Thomas, all of Parkersburg.

She is a 1999 graduate of Parkersburg High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in equestrian studies and an associate’s degree in business. She is self-employed at Rosemar Farm.

The bridegroom is the son of Charles and Sheila Waybright of Parkersburg and the grandson of Mae and the late Charles O. Waybright and Elouse and the late Gale Bonar all of Parkersburg. He is a 1997 graduate of Parkersburg High School and is employed by Ironworkers – Local 787.

Rachel Stephens of Mineral Wells served as maid of honor.

The bridesmaids were Jessica Holland of Vincent and Lauren Doherty of Lambertville, Mich. Flower girl was Kiera Cole, a friend of the bride.

The bridesmaids wore mermaid-style strapless gowns laced up the back in the colors of burnt orange and burgundy.

Joshua Lamp of Parkersburg served as best man. The groomsmen were Eric Waybright of Parkersburg and Matthew Cheuvront of Parkersburg. Chase Waybright, son of the groom, of Parkersburg served as ringbearer.

The men wore black tuxes with color coordinated ties.

A reception was held at the Parkersburg Art Center.

The couple will reside in Parkersburg and are planning a honeymoon in the west in 2013.