Allison Burkhart and Cole Staats, both of Parkersburg, were united in marriage on April 14 at the Parkersburg Shrine Club. Randy Dornan officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Allen and Amy Burkhart of Rockport. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Smith of Belleville and Sandra Burkhart of Rockport.

The groom is the son of Chuck and Robin Staats of Walker. He is grandson of Kathie Suck of Parkersburg and Denny and Jean Staats of Walker.

The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle. Shelby Enoch served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jaci Cutright, Laura Zubreski and Jessica Hart.

Chad Staats served as best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Burkhart, Jake Tracewell and Justin Wells.

A reception followed the ceremony at the Parkersburg Shrine Club.

The cake was made by Nick Cegiar.

The bride is employed by Family Eye Doctors.

The groom is employed by Orion Engineered Carbons in Belpre.

After a honeymoon to Destin, Fla., the couple reside in Parkersburg.


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