Julie Elizabeth Harrell and Aaron David Farrar were united in marriage on May 20, 2017, at the Liberty Street Church of God.

The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Brian and Nancy Harrell. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Harrell of Parkersburg. She is a 2000 graduate of Parkersburg High School. She is a 2004 graduate of Anderson (Ind.) University with a bachelor’s in political science and history. She is employed by the Dress Barn.

She is the worship leader at Liberty Street Church where her husband assists her .

The groom is the son of the Rev. Eric and Eula Farrar of Clifton, N.J. He is a 2011 graduate of Passaic County Technical School and is a 2015 graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in journalism and media studies and minored in music. He is employed by WTAP as its weekend sports anchor.

The bride was escorted down the aisle and presented in marriage by her father, the Rev Brian Harrell.

The groom’s father, the Rev. Eric Farrar, officiated the ceremony. Music was provided by Trillium and the bride’s uncle, David Harrell, sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”

The ceremony ended with a presentation of the new Mr. and Mrs. Farrar and the “Jumping of the Broom” signifying the new life they are beginning.

Serving as bridesmaids were the groom’s sister, Lisa Farrar of Clifton; and the bride’s sister-in-law, Hope Harrell of Parkersburg. Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Laura Harrell of Jacksonville, N.C.

Serving as groomsmen were the bride’s brother, Zack Harrell of Parkersburg; and the groom’s best friend, Amon Darby of Pompton Lakes, N.J. The best man was the groom’s brother, Andres Scott of Clifton.

Serving as flower girl was Sophie Harrell. Ushers for the ceremony were Eric Tucker and Michael Roten. Ceremony coordinator was Olivia Tucker. Attending the guest book was Lisa Wingfield. Helpers at the reception were Jill McCune, Hannah McCune, Sharon Roten and the Liberty Street student ministries. The cake was made by Jane Cottle and the flowers were arranged by Mary Ryan.

A catered dinner reception was held at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

After a honeymoon to Naples, Fla., the couple resides in Parkersburg.


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