Mr. And Mrs. Zackery Robert Watson
Emily Nicole Pingley and Zackery Robert Watson were married Sept. 28 in Valley Head.
The bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Claudia Pingley of Huttonsville. She is the granddaughter of Kessler and Karma Pingley of Huttonsville and Frederick and Angelita Peterson of Buckhannon.
The bridegroom is the son of David Watson of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and Kelly Starkey of Elkins. He is the grandson of Gary and Sandra Watson of Duck and Robert and Shelva Starkey of Elkins.
The bride was escorted to the altar and given in marriage by her parents. She wore a long sleeve, long, champagne gown made by Vera Wang and altered by The Patching Post LLC.
Gabrielle Haddix, best friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Erika Pingley, sister of the bride, Skylee Watson, sister of the groom, and Stacey Starkey, aunt of the groom and dear friend of the bride.
Michael Ewing, best friend of the groom, served as best man. Serving as groomsmen were Connor Owen, best friend of the groom, Jarrett Cook, cousin of the groom, and Kenny Barnhart, stepbrother of the groom.
Serving as ring bearer was Max Taylor, son of Jessica Taylor, close friends of the bride.
The couple chose an outside barn, fall, rustic theme. Tents, lighting and a dance floor was provided by J.B. Rentals of Weston. Dinner was was catered by Smoke on the Water of Elkins. Photography was provided by Studio Fox of Elkins. Music and entertainment were provided by Mountain State Groove of Elkins. The wedding cake, peanut butter and chocolate, was provided by Susan Watson, stepmother of the groom.
Following a honeymoon in Costa Rica, the couple continues to reside in Valley Head with their dogs, Stormy and Dixie, and cats, Mr. Grey and Cochise.