Tiffani Renee Smith and Brian Keith Heckert Jr. were united in marriage June 23 aboard the PA Denny Sternwheeler, owned by the groom's grandfather.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Deana Smith of Parkersburg. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Linda Smith of Parkersburg, Sharman Matthew of Arnoldsburg and Arnold and Janie Starcher of Fort Myers, Fla. She is the great-granddaughter of Paul and Margie Evans of Arnoldsburg and Orma Proffitt of Parkersburg.
The groom is the son of Brian and Susan Heckert of Parkersburg. He is the grandson of Heck and Diane Heckert and Debbie Miller, all of Parkersburg.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride was escorted to the altar by her father.
Maid of honor was Chelsea Cobb, cousin of the bride. Bridesmaid was Brianna Heckert, sister of the groom. Flower girls were Tristan and Miranda Heckert, sisters of the groom.
Best man was Joe Bell, best friend of the groom. Groomsman was Ben Smith, brother of the bride. Ring bearers were Levi Heckert, brother of the groom, and Preston Heckert, son of the bride and groom.
Guest were registered by Oceanna Drehler, sister of the groom. Photographers were Susan Heckert, mother of the groom, and Ashley Bonnette, close family friend.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the groom's grandparents' home along the Kanawha River. Guests were served a buffet dinner and entertained by a live band.
The bride and groom, along with their children, Preston Carl Keith Heckert and Chevelle Nicole Heckert, will reside in Parkersburg.