Dee Winland of Sistersville and Ack Morgan of New Martinsville were united in marriage June 21 at the Wetzel County 4-H Camp. The ceremony was held outside on a gorgeous wedding stage built by the groom’s brother, Kelly Nelsen. The wedding was officiated by Pastor Henry Young of Riverside Baptist Church in Clarington and a five piece brass quintet lead by the bride’s son serenaded the couple with classic pieces including Canon in D Major during the bride’s entrance.
Following the wedding, a reception was held at the Mollohan Center on the 4-H grounds. Dinner was catered by the New Martinsville United Methodist Church’s ladies organization and the flowers and decorations were provided by Occasions of New Martinsville. The cake, a beautiful three-tiered cake decorated with select verses from 1 Corinthians 13 and live flowers, was created by Terri Goddard of New Martinsville.
The bride wore a beautiful floral print satin/chiffon burnout split front A-line gown with beaded neckline and ruched empire bodice with a sweep train and the groom wore a tan summer linen suit.
Dee is a native of Cameron, Ohio, and is the daughter of Patricia and Donald Raper of Woodsfield and the mother of Isaac Winland, a music scholar at Marshall University.
Ack is a native of New Martinsville with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from West Virginia University and is the son of Mildred and the late Jacob Morgan of New Martinsville.
The maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Melissa Hyer of Columbus, Ohio, and the best man was Kevin Keegan of Hurricane, W.Va.
Attendees including people from 12 states and the country of Denmark.
The couple is leaving on a 10-day vacation to France in July where they will watch Isaac and his jazz ensemble perform at the Jazz a Juan concert on the French Riviera. After their honeymoon the couple will reside in Sistersville.