Jessica Lee Laughlin and James Jerald Greathouse, were united in marriage June 9 at the home of the bride's grandparents, Billy and Dixie Elmore of Washington, W.Va. The Rev. Warren Reed of Nashville, Tenn., performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Valerie Lee Elmore Laughlin and Robert Lee Laughlin of Grove City, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Billy and Dixie Elmore and Jean and the late Mickey Laughlin of Grove City, Ohio. She is a graduate of Grove City High School.
The groom is the son of Jerald Lee and Marilyn Greathouse of St. Albans, W.Va., and Sherry Bonnett and David Phillips of Penile, W.Va. His grandparents are the late Donald Lee and Sharon Payne Greathouse and John T. and Ina Kelley of Penile, W.Va. He attended Spencer High School and is a graduate of St. Albans High School.
The bride was escorted down the aisle and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white satn gown with a full A-line skirt with black embroidery of flowers and temple design on the bodice and around the hem. The gown featured a train, sweetheart neckline and corset closure. She wore black patent shoes and carried daisies and lilies.
The groom wore a white shirt with white embroidery, jeans and cowboy boots.
Raquel Speakman, of Grove City, Ohio, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Morgan Laughlin, of Grove City, Ohio, cousin of the bride, served as bridesmaid. Their dresses were black street length with magenta sashes.
Todd Bradley of Atlanta, Ga., friend of the groom, served as best man. The groomsman was Devon Phillips, brother of the groom, of Penile, W.Va. Connor Kelley of Spencer, W.Va., cousin of the groom, was the ring bearer.
Alyssa Marie Reading of Nashville, Tenn., daughter of the bride, and Ayla Rae Gilligan Elmore of Washington, W.Va., cousin of the bride, were flower girls. Alyssa wore a white ruffle layered organza dress with a black sash and pink flower and Ayla wore a black organza balloon style dress with white sash and pink flower. Both girls wore a rose halo in their hair and wore black patent sandals.
The bride and flower girls were taken to the wedding site by horse and a white carriage with red interior. The wedding took place in a large field under a poplar tree.
At the wedding site, a pergola was draped in tulle and roses. Pictures were taken by Cheryl Eaton of Washington, W.Va.
After the ceremony, a picnic reception was held.
The family resides in Nashville, Tenn.