Heather Hatcher and Ernest Douglas Metcalf were united in marriage on May 16, 2015, at Coolville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Katherine Riley officiated. A reception was held in the church fellowship hall.

The couple were given in marriage by family and friends and escorted by Adam Hatcher.

The bride is the daughter of Steve and Vilma Foster of Parkersburg. Her grandparents are Barbara and the late William Crothers of Mineral Wells, W.Va., and the late William and Anna Mae Hickman of Elizabeth, W.Va.

The groom is the son of Lawrence and Cheryl Metcalf of Guysville. His grandparents are Wanda and the late Forest Metcalf of Guysville and the late Blaine and Helen Butcher of Guysville.

Maid of honor was Melissa Hamrick of Parkersburg, a lifelong friend of the bride.

Flower girls were Grace Hatcher and Morgan Metcalf, daughters of the bride and groom.

Best man was Lawrence Metcalf, father of the groom.

Guest registrar was Taylor Shaffer of Pomeroy, niece of the groom.

The bride wore a strapless royal blue and white wedding dress with royal blue crystals. The maid of honor wore a yellow, off the shoulder, satin, full-length dress. Both flower girls wore silver and white satin gowns with silver sashes and silver rose petals built in the bottom of the dress.

The groom and best man wore royal blue vests with white and yellow rose boutonnieres.

The cake was a three-tier silver fondant cake with matching yellow, blue and white roses with ribbons and silver pearls. Flavors were butter pecan, almond, and chocolate. The cake was made by the bride.

The bride is a stay-at-home mom and the groom is a member of IUOE Local 18, employed as an operator.

A honeymoon to Las Vegas is planned at a later date.

The couple reside in Guysville.


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