Katherine Marie Smith and Chad Elliott Crumbaker were united in marriage on Oct. 18, 2008, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Parkersburg by the Rev. William K. Matheny Jr. of Morgantown, W.Va.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Smith of Vienna, W.Va. She is the granddaughter of Marie M. Cawley and the late F. Paul Cawley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Smith, all of Parkersburg.
The bridegroom is the son of Robin K. and Teresa D. Crumbaker of Vienna, W.Va., and Ronald A. and Beth E. Goldhardt of Columbus, Ohio. He is the grandson of Don R. Crumbaker of St. Clairsville, Ohio; Esther M. Gesterling of El Jobean, Fla.; Vivian G. Goldhardt of Gahanna, Ohio; the late Richard Hoover of Lowell; the late Hazel (Charlee) Crumbaker of Zanesville, Ohio; the late Ambrose Cahill of Marietta; and the late Avis Baker of Parkersburg.
The bride wore a white satin halter ballgown with a beaded lace bodice and a cathedral-length train that were embellished with beaded lace appliques. Her elbow length two-tier veil was edged with lace embroidery. She wore her mother's pearl necklace and diamond earrings. The bride carried a bouquet of white sweetheart roses and baby's breath.
Maid of honor was Laura-Elizabeth A. Smith of New York, N.Y., sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Catherine B. Keup of Atlanta, Ga.; Madeline E. McGraw of Vienna, W.Va.; Elizabeth E. O'Brien and Kaitlin M. O'Brien, both of Wheeling, W.Va., cousins of the bride; Jenafer E. Saseen of Wheeling, W.Va.; and Cari C. Crumbaker of Morgantown, W.Va., sister of the bridegroom. Junior bridesmaid was Margaret E. McGraw of Vienna, W.Va. The bridesmaids wore aqua satin strapless gowns and carried bouquets of pink sweetheart roses and baby's breath.
Flower girl was Emily L. Schafer of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Serving as best man was Brian A. Goldhardt of Columbus, Ohio, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Jarod B. Reed of Charlotte, N.C.; Louis J. Dragner of Columbia, S.C.; Matthew A. Pennington of Columbia, S.C.; Devang H. Desai of Memphis, Tenn.; Jay M. Lopez of Troy, Ohio; and Matthew P. Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ringbearer was John E. Schafer of Cincinnati, Ohio. Altar servers were Brendan M. Smith of Vienna, W.Va., brother of the bride; and Joel A. Larsen of Vienna, W.Va.
Guests were registered by Sandra K. Davies of Vienna, W.Va.
Soloist and cantor was Jennifer V. Keup of Parkersburg. Organist was Dana C. Steele of Bloomington, Ind. Trumpeter was Les Paul of Marietta.
A dinner and dance reception followed at the Parkersburg Country Club. Music was provided by Insured Sound. The musicians included the bride's fifth-grade teacher, Harold Stockwell.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School and a 2006 graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is employed as a surgical nurse at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.
The bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Bexley High School in Bexley, Ohio. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in international studies. In 2006, he graduated from Capital University Law School with the degree of juris doctor. He is employed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals as a law clerk for Circuit Judge J.D. Beane in Parkersburg.
After a honeymoon to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple are residing in Parkersburg.
Jamie Lyn Tidd and Shaun Michael Harris exchanged wedding vows at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 4, 2008, at Reno Memorial Christian Church. Roger Rush officiated for the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of James and Patty Tidd of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Al and Bernadine Tidd and Paul Doan, all of Marietta, and the late Leona Doan.
The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Therese Harris of Marietta. He is the grandson of Barbara Harris of Williamstown and the late James "Frank" Harris, and the late Carl and Marie Offenberger.
The bride wore a diamond white satin strapless floor-length gown with a sweetheart neckline and Swarovski crystal beading throughout the bodice, skirt and chapel length train. Her headpiece was a Swarovski crystal tiara with a beaded fingertip-length veil. The bride carried a cascading bouquet of burgundy and plum roses, purple hyacinths and ivy that was arranged by the bride's aunt, Debby Martin.
The bride also carried her grandmother's handkerchief and wore her late grandmother's diamond stud earrings, as well as the bridegroom's late grandmother's ring.
Maid of honor was Kayla Lauer, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaids were Karrie Lauer, cousin of the bride; and Marie Harris, sister of the bridegroom. They wore plum satin halter-style floor-length gowns that featured a ruched bodice with a crystal brooch. They carried bouquets of burgundy roses.
Adryanne Garrett, cousin of the bride, served as the bride's personal attendant.
Flower girl was Madison Weckbacher, cousin of the bride. She wore a white floor length dress with a train and plum sash. Her gown was custom made by Susan Hill.
Best man was Carl "C.J." Harris, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Kelly Offenberger, uncle of the bridegroom; and Ethan Tidd, brother of the bride. Ushers were Kevin Offenberger and Dwight Offenberger.
Ringbearer was Christian Offenberger, cousin of the bridegroom.
Kara Hofmann-Harris, sister-in-law of the bridegroom, registered guests. Jennifer Offenberger, cousin of the bridegroom, distributed programs.
Wedding selections were performed by Julie Grogg, pianist.
Patrick Fankell, cousin of the bride, lighted candles in memory of those who had passed away. Faith Weckbacher, cousin of the bride, read a remembrance poem.
A formal dinner reception followed at the Marietta Comfort Inn. A slide show, prepared by the bride's aunt, Vicky Lauer, was played during dinner.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Marietta High School and a 2007 graduate of Marietta College with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in leadership studies. She is currently a freelance editor.
The bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Marietta High School and a 2003 graduate of Washington State Community College. He is employed by Wackenhut as a security guard at DuPont Washington Works.
After a honeymoon to Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple are residing in Oak Grove (Marietta).