Samantha Lee Daniels of Elkins was married to Bryan Jeffrey Fritz of Follansbee on June 9, 2012, at St. Brendan Catholic Church.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father, Ron Daniels of Elkins. Also in attendance were the bride's mother and stepfather, Carol and William McDaniel, and the bride's stepmother, Sandy Daniels.
The bridegroom is the son of Cecilia and Edward Fritz of Follansbee.
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan and Samantha Fritz
The bride wore an ivory, strapless mermaid-style gown from Pearl's Place in New Orleans. She carried a royal blue bouquet created by Tammy's Floral and Bridal.
The bride's sister, Natasha Daniels, a graduate of Elkins High School and West Virginia University, served as maid of honor. Sterling Daniels, the bride's brother and graduate of Elkins High School, was a groomsman.
Bridemaids were the bride's cousin, Connie Boggs of Elkins, and best friends from college, Meredith Crow of New Market, Md., Rachael Brown of Jacksonville, Fla., and Allison Coffin of Chicago.
Hannah Haddix of Mill Creek and Emerson Haddix of Beverly served as flower girls. Ring bearers were Benjamin Boggs and Griffin Boggs of Elkins.
Serving as best man was Aaron Richardson, the groom's friend from Follansbee. Other groomsmen were Michael DeFede of Fairfax, Va., Dr. Andrew Steven of Baltimore, Md., and Dr. Ned Austin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Classical guitarist Wayne Rowan of Elkins provided lovely music during the ceremony and cocktail hour, which took place outdoors at Scott Hill. The tented reception followed in the yard behind the Scott Hill mansion.
Reception music was provided by Dr. Zoot of Pittsburgh and DJ Will Shumate of Charleston. Masterpiece Rental provided the tent and tables. Crystal Johnson of Perfectly Planned Weddings and Events, Charleston, served as wedding coordinator. Food was provided by Oliverio's Ristorante and the photographer was Rebecca Devono of Morgantown.
The couple chose Halliehurst to host a casual welcome party for all guests the night before the wedding.
Dr. and Mrs. Fritz honeymooned in the wine country of California and reside in New Orleans.