Weddings

Hawkins-Kellison

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hawkins II of Parkersburg announced the engagement of their daughter, Aubrey Ranee, to Phillip Edward Kellison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kellison of Vienna. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Parkersburg High School and is a 2015 magna cum laude graduate of ...

Halley-Merriman

Rachel Renee Halley and William Otto Merriman Jr. were united in marriage on Aug. 13 at Marietta Shrine Club. Fred Shreve, brother of the groom, officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Joyce Halley of Parkersburg. She is a 1999 graduate of Parkersburg ...

Biehl—Tornes

Ashton Leigh Biehl and Ryan Alan Tornes were united in marriage on June 25 at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown. The ceremony was officiated by Father Virgil Reischman. The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Michele Biehl of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Lloyd ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Damon Fonner

Drain-Fonner Darcie Janelle Drain and Damon Gary Fonner were married on Aug. 6 at Woodridge Golf Club in Mineral Wells. The Reverend Adam Lewis officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Kimberly and Rick Drain of Parkersburg. She is a graduate of West Virginia ...

Tichy-Gardner

Erica Catherine Tichy and Jon Bradley Gardner were united in marriage on October 10, 2015, at Calvary Memorial Church in Parkersburg. Pastor Rob Collins officiated the double-ring ceremony. The nuptial music was performed by guitarist Jesse DeBarr, friend of the couple. The bride provided ...

Newlun-Long

David Alan Long and Tina Rae Newlun were united in marriage on July 16 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell with Father Timothy Shannon officiating.The groom is the son of the late Robert and Lucy Long of Lowell.The bride is the daughter of Mary Newlun and the late John Newlun of Long ...

Fouss-Horton

Emily Caroline Fouss and Eric Peter Horton exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 21.The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Melanie Fouss of Lowell and granddaughter of the late Ralph Schott and Elaine Schott of Waterford and Joe and Opal Fouss of Whipple.The groom is the son of Maurice and ...

Pauley—Mace

Colette Pauley and Walter Mace were united in marriage on May 14 at Hope Freewill Baptist Church of Parkersburg. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bud Corbin and music was supplied by Jared Pauley, brother of the bride.The bride is the daughter of Michael and Saebra Pauley of Parkersburg. ...

Lang—Jellison

Ruth Ellice Lang and Martin Urile Jellison were united in marriage at 12:30 p.m. April 2 at Grace Baptist Church in Plain Township (Canton,) Ohio. Rev. David Ryan of Grace Baptist, with involvement by Rev. Dan Stevens of Bible Baptist Church in Parkersburg, officiated the double-ring ...

Blouir

Richard "Dickie" and Linda Blouir of Pennsboro celebrated their 50th anniversary May 28.Their long-time relationship began when she asked him to a Sadie-Hawkins dance when she was a freshman and he was a sophomore in high school. After graduating in 1965, he joined the Army. After her ...

Preston-Boyles

Goldie Rae Preston and Donald Craig Boyles were united in marriage on June 13, 2015, at Vienna Baptist Church. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Rev. Jamie Sprague.The bride is the daughter of Randolph and Dianna Preston of Vienna. She is the granddaughter of the late Emery and Goldie ...

Phelps—Lucas

Amy Phelps of Belpre and Robert Lucas of Parkersburg were united in marriage on April 29 at the Fort Boreman Park overlook in Parkersburg with friends and family in attendance. Pastor David Hubbard officiated the double-ring ceremony.The bride is the mother of Mara and Cordelia Mendenhall of ...

Adams-Bias

Ashley Danielle Adams and Nathaniel Lee Bias were united in marriage on June 20, 2015, at The Maylon House in Milton, W.Va.Tom Bowen officiated the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Rob and Cathy Maas of Parkersburg and Don Adams of Washington, W.Va. She is the granddaughter of Patricia ...

Watson-Mercer

Audrey Joy Watson and Brandon Harris Mercer, both of Belpre, were united in marriage on Aug. 16, 2015 at the East Muskingum Park Gazebo in Marietta. Cody Bauman officiated the double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mitch and Dena Watson of Belpre, and the granddaughter of Joy Haynes ...

Ray-Place

Bethany Elise' Ray and Kenneth Ryan Place were joined together in marriage on January 1 in the presence of family and friends at Fort Boreman House of Prayer in Parkersburg, their home church. Pastor David McNeil officiated the ceremony.Attending were the bride's parents, JD and Rebecca Ray of ...

Deel—Flores

Megan Elizabeth Deel and Roel Luis Flores were married on Nov. 14, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. The wedding ceremony and reception were held at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center at Vanderbilt University.The bride was escorted to the altar by her father, Ricky Gene Deel.The maid of honor was Kasie ...

Reid—Cole

Megan Anne Reid and Derek Christian Cole were united in marriage on June 12, 2015, in an outdoor ceremony at the Hidden Vineyard Wedding Barn in Berrien Springs, Mich.Justin Cole, brother of the groom, officiated the double-ring ceremony. Music was provided by Michelle Cole. Ceremony readings ...

Green—Bays

Kierra Green and Brandan Bays were united in marriage on Jan. 16 at Faith Baptist Church in Vienna, with Rev. Tony Taylor officiating the ceremony. Part of the wedding was held on horseback.

Exley-Perkinson

Christina Wright Exley and Kyle David Perkinson were united in marriage on June 27 at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling with the Rev David Bruce officiating the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Exley of Wheeling.The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Perkinson of ...

Reinhart-Deem

Tiffany Nadine Reinhart and Roger Dale Deem II were united in marriage on Sept. 5, 2015, at Smithville United Methodist Church in Smithville, W.Va. Pastor Kelvin Hudkins officiated the ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Cathy Jean Reinhart of Marietta and John Louis Reinhart Jr. of ...