Mr. and Mrs. Dustin W. Long

Laura Ellen File and Dustin Wyatt Long were married May 18 at Spring Heights in Spencer. The Rev. Steve Meadows performed the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Robert N. and Ellen Lilly File of Beckley and the granddaughter of Anna Lee Lilly and the late C. Berkley Lilly, and the late Bill and Tag File.

The bridegroom is the son of Steve and Bobbi Long of Buckhannon and the grandson of Wyatt and Patty Long.

The bride wore a vintage inspired dress, made especially for her by Marty Ratliff of Buckhannon. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of fresh-cut flowers.

Sarah File, of Charleston, and Lindsay File, of Beckley, sisters of the bride, were maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Lively of Morgantown and Rhea Wilms of Aberdeen, Scotland.

The flower girls were Ellie Lineberger, of Charlottesville, Va., and Gabby Bennett, of Point Pleasant.

The best men were JJ Ford of Buckhannon and Ian Shoulders of Buckhannon. The groomsmen were Matthew Gillich of Martinsburg and D’Andrew Parker of North Brentwood, Md. Jack Lineberger of Charlottesville, Va., served as ring bearer.

Wedding music was provided by Karyn Bennett, Tony Basham and Eric Robbins. Mallonee Bennett and the Rev. Chip Bennett were readers for the ceremony.

The Rev. Meadows served as celebrant for the sacrament of Holy Communion. The couple served each of their guests.

The wedding photographer was April Grandinette-Davis, owner of Grandinette Photography of Fairmont. The wedding planner was Cheryl Sullivan of Celebrations Event Planning of Barboursville.

The bride is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in history and religious studies from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She is a 2013 Teach for America Corps member and is teaching fourth grade at Universal Alcorn Elementary in Philadelphia, Pa.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Buckhannon-Upshur High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts in music from West Virginia Wesleyan College. He is pursuing a master’s of music in jazz studies at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pa.

After a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple now resides in Philadelphia, Pa.


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