Melissa Gail Carpenter and James Ryan Scarberry were united in marriage on Nov. 11, 2011, at half past five in the evening at Harmony Baptist Church in Parkersburg. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Don Yeager. Music for the ceremony was provided by Sandy Rice. The bride's parents hosted a dinner reception at the Comfort Suites in Mineral Wells. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Lubeck Civic Center in Lubeck.