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Example Jenny Smith and Roger Jones were united in marriage on June 1, 2004, at First Baptist Church, Martinsburg. The Rev. Chester Bryant performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Julie and Jim Smith of Martinsburg. The groom is the son of Beulah and Robert Jones of Hedgesville. Escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin gown with chapel-length train and finger-tip veil. She carried a bouquet of red roses.
Maid of honor was Kim Carr of Bunker Hill, friend of the bride, who wore a pink gown. Bridesmaids were Gina Davis of Inwood, Mary Times of Martinsburg and Sylvia Wood of Charles Town. All wore pink, tea-length gowns and carried pink carnations. Flower girl was Tara Byer, niece of the bride, who wore a white lace dress and carried a basket of rose petals.
The groom wore a black tuxedo. Best man was Chip Truth of Bunker Hill, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Ben Stein of Keyser, Jim James of Gerrardstown and Kyle Jones of Martinsburg, brother of the groom. All wore black tuxedos. Ring bearer was Nathan Jones, cousin of the groom, who wore a black tuxedo.
The mother of the bride wore a silver gown. The mother of the groom wore a turquoise sheath. Organist was Patty Palmer. A reception was held at the Spring Mills Country Club. The bride is a 2000 graduate of Martinsburg High School. She is employed by Verizon. The groom is a 2003 graduate of West Virginia University and holds a bachelor's degree in communications. He is employed by Federal Express. After a honeymoon in Wichita, Kan., the couple reside in Martinsburg
Description The Journal welcomes the chance to publish news of weddings, printed at no cost, in the Sunday Living section. Announcements are stamped for date received and run according to date and space available. A photo may be published with the announcement and be in jpg format in the highest resolution possible. Photos may also be mailed to or dropped off at The Journal at 207 W. King St., Martinsburg, WV 25401. Photos to be returned should include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Do not send your only copy. We cannot guarantee a return. All announcements must be received by The Journal within nine months of the wedding, include a daytime phone number and are limited to 500 words. The Living staff retains the right to edit the announcement for length, style and clarity.