Emily Rose Rader and Ryan Reynolds Neely III were united in marriage on Aug. 6 at Meadow Creek Bed and Breakfast in Pine, Colo. Sarah Craven officiated the ceremony, which was held in a meadow surrounded by aspen trees with views of the Rocky Mountains.
The bride is the daughter of Fred and Carol Rader of Vienna. She is the granddaughter of Robert Schmitt of Wheeling, the late Dorothy Schmitt, Carolyn Rader of Elizabeth and the late Raymond Rader.
The groom is the son of Reynolds and Anne Neely of Asheboro, N.C. He is the grandson of the late Ryan and Stella Neely and the late Lynn and Elizabeth Murchison.
Maid of honor was Laura Stealey of Morgantown. Bridal attendants were B.J. Ward of Boulder, Colo.; Megan Craven of Philadelphia, Pa.; and Ryan Tappel of Syracuse, N.Y.
Best man was Ryan Going of Berkeley, Calif. Groomsmen were John Jackson, cousin of the groom, of Raleigh, N.C.; Kristoph Kleiner of Durham, N.C.; and Morgan Neely, brother of the groom, of Asheboro, N.C.
Guests were seated by Morgan Neely and Eric Rader, brother of the bride of Vienna. Programs were distributed by Phillip Schmitt, nephew of the bride. Readings were provided by Eric Rader and Mary Lee Jackson, cousin of the groom, of Raleigh, N.C. A special blessing was offered for recently deceased grandmothers Dorothy Schmitt and Elizabeth Murchison.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School, received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University and is set to receive a master's degree in engineering from the University of Colorado in 2012. She is an energy analyst with Group 14 Engineering in Denver.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of the North Carolina School for Science and Math, received a bachelor's degree in physics from North Carolina State University, a master's degree in atmospheric science from the University of Colorado and is set to receive a doctorate in atmospheric science from the University of Colorado. He is a researcher for the National Atmospheric and Oceanographic Administration.
The reception was held at the Pavilion at Meadow Creek.
Following a honeymoon in Tahiti, the couple resides in Boulder.