Cheryl Ann Mackey and Joshua Cameron Barrax were united in marriage on June 9 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh in Raleigh, N.C., The Rev. John Saxon performed the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Sandra Vanoster and the late Don Vanoster, both of Marietta. She is a graduate of Marietta High School and an alumna of Marietta College, Ohio University and Washington State Community College.
The groom is the son of Geneva Barrax of Wheeling and Gerald Barrax Sr. of Raleigh. He is a graduate of Wheeling Park High School and an alumnus of Marshall University and West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Both the bride and groom are registered nurses licensed in North Carolina.
The wedding party included Gerald Barrax Jr.; Alicia Gibbs; Divinity Neihart; Darian and Tanner Latham, sons of the bride; Zoe and Sophia Williams, nieces of the groom; and Kaya and Andrea Moore, nieces of the groom.
A reception was held at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh.
The couple resides in Cary, N.C., and plan an October honeymoon cruise in the Gulf of Mexico.