Michael and Beverly Brannock of Parkersburg announce the marriage of their daughter, Kathy, to Travis Capehart, son of Dean and Joann Capehart of Beckley, W.Va. Grandparents of the bride are the late Edgar and Betty Brannock of Cambridge, Md., the late Burke Hathaway and the late Avonelle Hathaway, both of Huntington, W.Va. Grandparents of the groom are William and Ernestine Capehart of Plant City, Fla.
The double-ring wedding ceremony was held Nov. 1, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Dr. Damon Rhodes officiating. The bride was escorted to the altar by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
The bride wore an Augusta Jones wedding gown of ivory Alen’on lace and tulle. The strapless, A-line gown featured a sweetheart neckline, lace appliques on the bodice and full-length skirt, a pearl and crystal beaded belt and a chapel train. The bride chose a Jennifer Leigh cathedral length veil adorned with Swarovski crystals. The bride carried a bouquet of fresh-cut roses in fall hues accented with hypericum berries and leaves.
Sister of the bride, Kristina Brannock of Lititz, Pa., served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were best friends Jessica Drake of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Alicia Clark of Chapmanville, W.Va.
The groom’s brother, Timothy Capehart of Beckley, W.Va., served as the best man. The groomsmen were Rob Durst and Charles Peak, friends of the groom from Huntington, W.Va.
Jimmy Sundquist, church accompanist, provided wedding musical selections on the pipe organ and piano. The guest registry attendants were Joyce Board and Shauna Sayre, friends of the bride’s family. Wedding coordinator was Mindy Fluharty.
Following the ceremony, the wedding reception was held at the Blennerhassett Hotel in the Charleston Ballroom. The three-tiered wedding cake was decorated with fresh roses to complement the bride’s bouquet of fall colors.
The bride is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and Marshall University with a bachelor of arts degree in history. She is employed by Marshall University in the Registrar’s Office. The groom is a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley and Marshall University with a bachelor of science degree in computer information technology. He is employed at First Sentry Bank in Huntington as help desk support.
Following the wedding, the newlywed couple briefly honeymooned at Canaan Valley Resort State Park in West Virginia. The Capeharts recently returned from a belated honeymoon in New York City. The couple resides in Huntington, West Virginia.