Valerie Ann Wood and Patrick Brian Matheny were married at 2 p.m. June 6 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mechanicsville, Md., with the Rev. Peter R. Alliata officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Wayne and Marilyn Wood of Mechanicsville. She is the granddaughter of Raymond Raley of Mechanicsville and the late Catherine Raley, and Doris Wood of Mechanicsville and the late Herman Wood Jr. She is a graduate of Towson University and is a business and financial manager at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Lexington, Park, Md.
The bridegroom is the son of Jerry and Judy Matheny of Durbin. He is the grandson of Marie Nottingham of Durbin and the late Lester Nottingham, and Bonnie Matheny of Bartow and the late Ted Matheny. He is a graduate of West Virginia University Institute of Technology and is an electrical engineer at Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
MR. AND MRS. PATRICK MATHENY
bride is the former Valerie Wood
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
Serving as maid of honor was Vickie Wood, the bride's twin sister. Bridesmaid was Jenny Gray, sister of the bride. Lindsey Gray, niece of the bride, served as junior bridesmaid. Flower girl was Hailey Higgs, friend of the couple.
Serving as best man was Christopher Matheny, brother of the bridegroom. Groomsman was Harold Nottingham, uncle of the bridegroom. Kyle Gray, the bride's nephew, was ring bearer. Ushers were Jim Gram, brother-in-law of the bride, and Terry Farley, friend of the couple.
Scripture readers were Diane Huseman, the couple's friend, and Justin Rider, cousin of the bridegroom.
A dinner reception followed the ceremony in the Mechanicsville Fire Department's social hall.
The couple honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains and currently resides in Great Mills, Md.