Michelle Ward and James Ramsey were married Aug. 16 in a double-ring ceremony at Beverly Community Church with the Rev. Bill Sullivan, cousin of the bride, officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Phyllis and Richard Winans of Belington and the late Wally Ward. She is the granddaughter of Lucille Sommerville of Elkins and Margaret Ward of Crystal Springs.
The bridegroom is the son of Lonnie and Nancy Ramsey of Elkins and the grandson of Hazel Ramsey of Bridgeport, the late James Ramsey and the late James and Mae Woods.
MR. AND MRS. JAMES RAMSEY
bride is the former Michelle Ward
The bride wore a white fitted-bodice, floor-length gown with silver straps. She wore a tiara in place of a veil.
Maid of honor Dreama Delphey, best friend of the bride, and bridesmaids, Mindy Kirk, Loretta Monk and Rebecca Wamsley, were attired in floor-length hunter green fitted bodice gowns with spaghetti straps and white buttons down the back.
Flower girls Katie Kirk, cousin of the bride, and Anlyne Wamsley wore long white dresses with green and purple flowers trimming the waist and hem.
All the girls' dresses, including the bride's, were from Dinah's Boutique of French Creek.
The bride's bouquet was a swag with green leaves, purple flowers and baby's breath made by the bride. Maid of honor and bridesmaids' bouquets were smaller swags with green leaves, purple flowers and baby's breath, also made by the bride.
The bridegroom wore a black tux with a hunter green vest. Best man Ron Cunningham and groomsmen, Josey Kirk, Charlie Ramsey and J.W. Wyatt, friends of the bridegroom, wore black tuxes with green or purple vests.
The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Chris Lewis of Virginia.
Debra Sleeth, aunt of the bridegroom, was the guest book attendant. Photographer was Ron Ramsey, brother of the bridegroom.
A reception at the Hitchin' Post followed as a wedding gift from friends.
Music was provided by a friend. Food was cooked and served by family and friends. The three-tier wedding cake, with fountain and hunter green and purple decorations, and groom's cake were provided by Suzanne Carter.
After a honeymoon trip to Kennywood and the Pittsburgh Zoo, the couple resides in Elkins. The bridegroom is employed by Armstrong Wood Products.