Roxanne Pennock and Alex Heiss were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m., Aug. 18, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Church in Churchtown. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Virgil Reischman.
The bride is the daughter of Bobby and Maryann Pennock and Susie and Bill Baker, all of Beverly. She is the granddaughter of Arlene Pennock and the late Bob Pennock and Harold and Diane Tuten.
The bridegroom is the son of Rick and Teresa Heiss of Marietta and Melody and Tommy Tucker of Beverly. He is the grandson of Camilla Heiss and the late George Heiss and Marylou (Burl) Moore and the late Ambrose Arnold.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Marietta College and is a talent acquisition coordinator at Darden Restaurants.
The bridegroom is a 2008 graduate of The Ohio State University and is a project engineer with PCL Construction Services.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white formal strapless gown with a dropped waistline, ruched skirt and sweep train. The sweetheart neckline was embellished with crystals and pearls. Her veil was mid-length, lined with crystals. She wore the shoes her grandmother (Pennock) wore when she married her grandfather in 1949. She carried a bouquet of white roses and cream lilies, accented with crystals and wrapped in white ribbon.
Bridesmaids were Morgan Copen, Ashleigh Pennock, sister-in-law of the bride, Emily Klinger, cousin of the bride, Chrisy Heiss, Jana Tuten, cousin of the bride, Taylor Pennock, sister of the bride and Megan Pennock, sister of the bride. Honorary bridesmaid (absent) was Amanda (Brooker) Stopper. The bridesmaids wore black A-line, strapless, high/low length dresses accented with a crystal broach and carried bouquets of cream lilies and green berries. The flower girl was Evie Pennock, niece of the bride. She wore a white organza gown with a draped bodice and full ruched skirt with an attached black satin sash and back bow. Attendants were LeeAnn Wainwright and Layne Pottmeyer.
Groomsmen were Aaron Heiss, brother of the bridegroom, Rudy Pennock, brother of the bride, Bryan Heiss, cousin of the bridegroom, George Heiss, cousin of the bridegroom, Corey Seigneurie, Sean Wainwright and Adam Schwendeman. The ring bearer was Finnley Pennock, nephew of the bride. Ushers were Dan Doebereiner and Rob Burge.
Prelude and ceremony music was played by Jessica (Smith) Ross and Jerry Smith. Rachel Klinger, aunt of the bride, and Scott Heiss, cousin of the bridegroom, provided readings.
A formal reception was held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Churchtown following the ceremony.
The couple honeymooned in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
They reside in Windermere, Fla.