Sarah Colleen Dunn and Ricky Lee Uselton were united in marriage on Feb. 14, 2009, at Washington Hall Christian Union Church in New Matamoras. The Rev. Ruth Dunn, grandmother of the bride, officiated for the double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Dunn Jr. of New Matamoras. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Dunn and the late Carl D. Dunn Sr. of New Matamoras, and the late Robert and Rose Mary Campbell of St. Marys, W.Va.
The bridegroom is the son of Fredrick Uselton of New Matamoras and Leslie Schubert of Chapman, Kan. He is the grandson of Emmit Uselton of Akron, Ohio, and Janet Uselton of New Martinsville, W.Va.
The bride wore a one-piece corset style gown of brocade and satin embellished with bugle beads, pearls, sequins, seed pearls and Swarovski crystals that featured an asymmetrical waist and a sweep train. The bride carried an arrangement of pink and white roses with baby's breath and small flowers. Her tiara crown headpiece, which was made by her aunt, Deborah Myers, held a chapel length veil.
Maid of honor was Elizabeth Dunn of New Matamoras, sister of the bride. Bridesmaid was Christina Eddy of Wingett Run, cousin of the bride. They wore pink floor length dresses with pink shawls that were made by Deborah Myers, aunt of the bride. They carried heart-shaped pink and white rose bouquets.
Flower girl was Kendall Eddy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Eddy of Wingett Run.
Best man was Robbie Uselton of New Matamoras, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsman was Jason Pritchett of New Matamoras.
Ringbearers were Connor Lee Pritchett and Gage Wyatt Eddy, nephew and cousin of the bride.
The tiered wedding cake, side cake and groom's cake were made by Ruth Dunn and Deborah Myers, grandmother and aunt of the bride. Bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres were made by the bride; her cousin, Christina Eddy; and aunt, Deborah Myers. The wedding was filmed by Brandon Myers, cousin of the bride.
A reception followed at the Carroll Senior Center. Music for the dance was provided by Jim Schwab's J&J Karaoke.
The bride is a student at Frontier High School.
The bridegroom is a graduate of Frontier High School and is employed at Haessly Hardwood Lumber Co. in Marietta.
After a short trip, the couple are residing in New Matamoras.
Gretchen Sue Balsley and Shean Patrick McManus were married on Valentine's Day, 2009, in Tampa, Fla. The ceremony was held at sunset on the beach at Sail Port Resort on Tampa Bay and was performed by the Rev. Fritz Ruhe, an associate pastor of Grace Family Church in Tampa.
The bride is the daughter of Albert and Suzanne Balsley of Williamstown.
The bridegroom is the son of John McManus of Fort Walton, Fla., and the late Connie McManus.
The couple were attended by Lorraine Droughton and James Cunningham.
Flower girl was Ella Rose Rowland of Murfreesboro, Tenn., the bride's great-niece.
Ringbearer was Christian Estrade of Tampa.
A candlelight dinner followed at the resort.
The bride is a 1988 graduate of Williamstown High School and a 1992 graduate of Ohio University. She has a mobile pet grooming service in Tampa.
The bridegroom is a 1986 graduate of Oldsmar Christian School. He attended Hillsboro Community College in Tampa. He is affiliated with Nanak Landscaping Co. of Tampa.
The couple will reside in Tampa.