Krista Lynn Gessler and Christopher Alan Reith were united in marriage Friday, June 29, at River City Ale Works, Wheeling, with the Rev. Donna Kraus officiating the ceremony.
Parents of the bride are Jim and Beth Gessler of Bridgeport. The groom is the son of George Reith and Linda Beam, both of North Carolina.
Angie Gessler was maid of honor. Kristopher Leist served as best man. Other attendants included Mikaya Green, Sarah Zimmermann, Kara Heldreth, Jean Ann Park, Amanda Porter, Shannon Shutek, Dana Mroczkowski, Kevin McMullen, Ken Hertzler, Danny Taubenslag, John J. Ottusch IV, Trevor Ibarra, Bryan Porter, Jimmy Gessler and Jason Miller. Alessia Miller was the flower girl and Thomas "Bub" Leigh was the ringbearer. Kyla Leigh and Ty Leigh attended the guest book and programs.
Mrs. Christopher Alan Reith
A reception was held at River City.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a 2009 graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor of science degree in education. She is employed as a fourth grade teacher at Our Lady of Peace School.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of Independence High School in Charlotte, N.C., and a 2012 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy with a bachelor of science degree in military history. He is an active-duty Air Force officer and will begin pilot training in the fall.
The couple will reside in Pensacola, Fla.