Arienne Miller and Shawn Coe were united in marriage on Feb. 25, 2017 at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption in Marietta. The couple was honored to have Fr. David Huffman travel from Ironton to officiate the wedding ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Nancy Miller of Belpre, and granddaughter of Richard and Jean Miller of Marietta, and Mary Germanovich of Struthers, Ohio. The groom is the son of Michael and Leslie Coe of Mineral Wells, W.Va.
The bride wore a diamond white beaded wedding dress with off the shoulder sleeves. A hooded floor length white velvet cape lined with fur, handmade by the groom’s mother, Leslie Coe, kept her warm before and after the wedding and reception.
Kayla Slattery served as maid of honor. Micah Marshall served as flower girl and also wore a matching white velvet cape. Bridesmaids include: Quinn Hartleroad, Breanna Duff, Erin Phillips, Kayla Rutherford and Hanah Dawkins. The floor length dresses were light teal with a high neck line, and adorned with silver silk scarves.
Levi Amos served as the best man, and Owen Tunnell served as ring bearer. Groomsmen include: Anthony Miracle, Jerrod Justice, Beniah Depue, Alex Miller and Paul Dawkins. Groomsman wore silver tuxedos with teal vests and matching bow ties.
The bride is from Belpre and graduated from Warren High School in 2012. In 2016, she graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor of science degree, majoring in biological sciences. Arienne works for Scribe America as a chief scribe at O’Bleness Hospital in Athens. She is working toward entry into medical school, and hoping to stay at Ohio University.
The groom is from Mineral Wells, W.Va., and graduated from Parkersburg South High School in 2008. He attended Fairmont State for aviation and received his pilot license. He then moved on to West Virginia University of Parkersburg and received a certificate in networking. Shawn is currently assistant manager of AT&T in Gallipolis. He is also working toward a degree in cyber security from DeVry University.
A reception dinner and dance followed later that evening at the Marietta Shrine Club, with entertainment provided by Matt Greathouse of Horizon Productions. Highlights of the evening included the first dance of the bride and groom to “Come What May,” which is a song they sang together and recorded in advance. The father of the bride, Mark Miller, and mother of the groom, Leslie Coe, also carried on a tradition of singing “Sunrise Sunset.” In 1988, Jean Miller (mother of groom) and Paul Germanovich (father of bride) sang “Sunrise Sunset” at the bride’s parents’ wedding.