Brianna Leigh Bennett and Justin Miles Spratt were married May 24 in an outdoor ceremony on the grounds of the Parkersburg County Club. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Mark Houser of Washington, W.Va.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Belinda Bennett of Washington, W.Va.
She is the granddaughter of Helen Sandy of Parkersburg and the late R.F. "Bob" Sandy and C. Herbert Bennett and the late Hazel Bennett.
DR. AND MRS. JUSTIN M. SPRATT bride is the former Brianna Bennett
The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Joy Spratt of Scott Depot.
He is the grandson of Jack and Mary Sue Spratt of Bob White and Jay Miles of Jonesville, Va., and the late Joyce Miles and the late Tom and Janice Bostic.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a Galina Signature gown. The charmeuse V-necked white halter with ruched surplice bodice and crystal beaded, embroidered dropped waist, featured a godet chapel train adorned with crystal beaded embroidered appliques.
Her fingertip veil had the same crystal beaded embroidered on the edges of it.
Her bouquet was made of white roses, white lilies, dark and light blue delphiniums and baby's breath.
Cassy Offenberger, friend of the bride, of Parkersburg, served as maid of honor, Brooke Cress, sister of the bride of Round Hill, Va., served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Becky Bennett, sister of the bride, and Dr. Jenn Jordan, friend of the bride.
The bride's attendants all wore marine blue tea-length dresses with silver shoes. Each attendant carried a nosegay of white roses, white lilies, light blue delphiniums and baby's breath.
Serving as best man was Jon Lytton, friend of the bridegroom. Groomsmen were Dr. Brad Swisher and Josh Hussey, fraternity brothers of the bridegroom, and Jed Spratt, cousin of the bridegroom.
Flower girl was Taylor Spratt, cousin of the bridegroom. Ring bearers were Gavin Bolock, cousin of the bride, and Garrett Cress, nephew of the bride.
The ring bearers were escorted in by Leigh Ann Bolock, cousin of the bride.
Marsha Lindenmuth, friend of the bride, played the piano and Tim Spratt, uncle of the bridegroom, and Mica Spratt, sister of the bridegroom, sang during the ceremony while Gena Spratt, sister of the bridegroom, read the Story of the Claddagh.
The guest registrar was Caitlin Spratt, sister of the bridegroom.
A reception and dance followed the ceremony at the Country Club. The four-tier yellow wedding cake was chocolate iced with lilies and baby's breath placed on each tier. The topper was a double glass heart engraved with Bri and Justin. Several types of cupcakes were also served.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Parkersburg South High School, a 2006 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College with degrees in athletic training and teacher education, PE/health, pre-K to adult, and a 2008 graduate of West Virginia University with a master's degree in athletic training. She is a National Board Certified Athletic Trainer and licensed to teach in West Virginia.
The bridegroom is a 2001 graduate of Winfield High School. He graduated in 2005 from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in chemistry and a minor in biology and business. He is also a 2009 graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg.
After a honeymoon to St. Lucia, the couple resides in Bensalem, Pa., where the bridegroom is doing his residency in emergency medicine and family practice with Aria Health. The bride is an assistant athletic trainer for Gwynedd-Mercy College.