Jessica Lynn Mercer and Ryan Edward Droppleman were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. July 9, 2016 at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Weirton. The Rev. Manuel Gelido officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Karen Mercer of Moundsville.
The groom is the son of Lawrence and Sharon Droppleman of Weirton.
The bride was escorted by her grandfather, Bill Heedy of Moundsville.
Emily Boyd served as maid of honor. Ross Droppleman served as his brother’s best man.
Other attendants included Erica Sapp; Kasie Droppleman; Cindy Mercer; Matthew Slanchik; Anthony Valles; Dylan Mercer, brother of the bride; Nikelle Mercer; Kathryn Aston; and Brennan and Gavin Droppleman.
A reception was held at the Victorian Hall in Weirton.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of John Marshall High School and a 2013 graduate of West Liberty University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Weir High School and a 2006 graduate of WyoTech, Blairsville campus.
Following the reception, the couple honeymooned in Tybee Island and Savannah, Georgia.