Olivia Esthal Miller of Washington, W.Va., and Trenton John Tunnell of Parkersburg were united in marriage June 2 in Parkersburg at Emmanuel Baptist Church. The Rev. Charles F. Hudson, grandfather of the bride, officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Rev. Frank and Teresa Miller of Washington. She is the granddaughter of Rev. Charles F. and Jane Hudson and Gerald and Patty Jo Miller, all of Beckley, W.Va.
The groom is the son of John and Vanessa Tunnell of Parkersburg. He is the grandson of Phillip and the late Marilyn Shuck and Irene and the late Aaron Tunnell, all of Newcastle, Wy.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a formal white wedding gown of silk taffeta and shimmer organza. The drop-waist gown with corset closure was accented with a beaded belt and flowed into a couture flared bottom. The bride's look was completed with an heirloom tiara and fingertip veil with a beaded edge. She carried a bouquet of white roses. The bride wore an antique hairpin and carried a white lace handkerchief in honor of her great-grandmothers.
The maid of honor was Isabelle Kelch of Washington, W.Va., best friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Kellsi Dye of Washington, and Kayla Ware of Parkersburg, friends of the bride. They wore floor-length purple gowns and carried lavender bouquets of roses.
The best man was Donnie Prunty of Parkersburg, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Aaron Balderson of Washington, friend of the groom, and Franklin Miller of Washingotn, brother of the bride. They wore black tuxedos with amethyst vests and ties accented with a white feather and rhinestone boutonniere.
Ushers included Nick Tunnell, Corey and Jesse Tunnell, brothers of the groom. The guests were registered by Brittany and Kelsey Tunnell, sisters-in-law of the groom. Matt Enoch, friend of the bride, served as soloist.
The bride is a 2010 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and is attending Allegheny College in Pittsburgh, Pa., pursuing a degree in nursing.
The groom is a 2008 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a 2012 graduate of Marietta College with a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. He is employed with Talisman Energy of Warrendale, Pa., as a drilling engineer.
After a honeymoon cruise to the Eastern Carribbean, the couple resides in Mars, Pa.