Sliva — Pyles

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory D. Pyles

Mr. and Mrs. Gregory D. Pyles

SUNBURY, Ohio — Gregory David Pyles and Rebecca Jean Sliva were united in marriage on Sept. 2 at 1:30 p.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Sunbury. The Rev. Carl Calcara officiated the 1:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Roger and Donna Sliva of Adena.

The groom is the son of Judy Pyles of Sunbury.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a ruched bodice, full-length gown accentuated with rhinestones at the shoulders and waist with a flowing chiffon skirt. Her headpiece was a full-length illusion veil. She carried a pink white white cabbage rose bouquet.

Krista Holyak served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Karen Sapp, cousin of the bride, and Katie Hedinger, and Bridget Hildreth. The flower girl was Avery Pyles, niece of the groom.

Brandon Hildreth served as best man. Groomsmen were Jeff Pyles, brother of the groom, and Brock Diddle and Jacob Wollett. Noah Lucas, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.

A reception was held at the Homestead of Radnor in Radnor, Ohio.

The bride is a graduate of Buckeye Local High School, Ohio State University and received her teaching certification from Ashland. She is employed at Big Walnut Elementary in Sunbury as a second-grade teacher.

The groom is a graduate of Big Walnut High School. He did two tours of duty: 2008 Kuwait/Iraq and 2012 Afghanistan both with Alpha Company STB (37th IBCT). He is a staff sergeant in the Ohio National Guard and is employed with the Department of Defense as a federal technician.

The couple spent their honeymoon at Beloved Playa Mujeres Resort, Cancun, Mexico. They reside in Cardington, Ohio.