Amy Louise Burt and William Mitchell McBrayer were united in marriage Aug. 31, 2013, at Pinelake Christian Church in Sebring, Ohio. The celebration and blessing of marriage was officiated by Tom Palmer and assisted by Deacon Doug Deem.
The bride is the daughter of Lloyd and Paula Burt of Salem, Ohio. The bridegroom is the son of Bill and Lorri McBrayer of Washington, W.Va.
Escorted to the altar by her father, Lloyd Burt III, the bride wore an ivory organza corset ball gown with a lace and pearl bodice and a beaded pickup skirt.
She carried a bouquet of yellow roses surrounded by baby’s breath and violets prepared by the groom’s mother and wore her great-grandmother’s pearls.
The bride’s maid of honor was Emily Perdue. Bridesmaids were Alison and Olivia Waugh and Heather Kitzmiller.
They wore purple sateen tea length dresses and carried bouquets of yellow roses and baby’s breath. Abby Slutz, the bride’s cousin, was the flower girl wearing a gown of white satin, carrying a burlap basket with lavender petals.
Joe Matheny served as the best man. Groomsmen were Zach Purdy, Jason Ware and Chris Nicolet. The ring bearer was Alan Townsend. The bride’s brother, Jonathan Burt, escorted the mother of the bride, Paula Burt, and the bride’s grandmother, Laura Burt.
A reception was held at Shabby Hollow Farm near Alliance, Ohio.
James Loboy entertained during cocktails and dinner and provided music throughout the rest of the evening.
The bride is a 2008 graduate of West Branch High School and a 2012 graduate of West Virginia University with degrees in mining engineering and agribusiness management. She is employed by Alpha Natural Resources in Gillette, Wyo., as a mining engineer at Eagle Butte Mine.
The bridegroom is a 2008 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a 2013 graduate of West Virginia University with degrees in mining and civil engineering.
He is employed by Cloud Peak Energy in Gillette, Wyo., as a mining engineer in their long range planning department.
The couple honeymooned in Red Lodge, Mont., and reside in Gillette, Wyo.