Denton — Ritchie

RAYLAND – Tara Michelle Denton and Jason Alan Ritchie were united in marriage on March 1 at Oak Tree Manor Bed and Breakfast in Spring, Texas, with the Rev. Daniel Slagle officiating the 5 p.m. ceremony.

She is the daughter of Dayton Denton Jr. and Dana Denton of the Woodlands, Texas. The groom is the son of Mark and Michel Ritchie of Rayland.

The bride was escorted by her father.

Katie Tedesco served as the maid of honor, and Jeremy Jones served as best man. Other attendants were Chuck Turberville, Kristin Chambers, Adam Esparza, Kristen Verderber, Nicholas Reiter, Jennifer Ritchie, Brad Shockman and Liz Wagner.

Following the ceremony, an outdoor reception was held at Oak Tree Manor in Spring, Texas.

The bride is a 1999 graduate of the Woodlands High School, a 2003 graduate of Villanova University with a bachelor of business administration in finance degree and a 2008 graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a master of business administration degree. She is employed as a global finance manager at Momentive Performance Materials in Friendly, W.Va.

Her husband is a 2003 graduate of Buckeye Local High School and a graduate of Marietta College with a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering. He is employed as a drillings and completions engineer at Artex Oil Co.

The couple spent their honeymoon in Maui and Hawaii, and live in Marietta.