COLUMBIANA - Emily Louise Elser became the bride of Brian Michael Riggs, May 8, at the Columbiana First Presbyterian Church.
The bride is the daughter of Brian Trautman, Houston, Texas; and Mary Gray, Columbiana.
The groom is the son of Terry and Debbie Riggs, East Liverpool.
Emily and Brian Riggs
Pastor Larry Rose and Pastor Scott Riggs, uncle of the groom, officiated the ceremony.
The bride, escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, wore a strapless, princess cut ball gown of white organza with pearl beading.
Katie Hendershott, Salem, served as maid of honor in a short strapless dress of pale yellow.
In matching blue dresses were bridesmaids, Breanna Trautman, Pittsburgh; Kelley Sego and Ashlee Gray, both of Columbiana, all sisters of the bride. Flower girl was Elle Dawson, Canfield, cousin of the groom.
Nathan Riggs, East Liverpool, brother of the groom, performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Adam Reuter, Philadelphia, Pa.; Adam Eccleston, Rineyville, Ky.; and John Bucher, Salem. Ring bearer was Noah Tragesar.
A reception, attended by 235 guests, was held at the Links at Firestone Farms, Columbiana.
After a honeymoon trip to Punta Cana the couple resides in Columbiana.
The rehearsel dinner was given at The Dutch Village Inn, Columbiana.