Gabrielle Faith Folger and Jeffrey David Renchen were married on July 10 at the First Baptist Church in Salem.
The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Norman Claye Folger and Julia Folger of Salem. She is the granddaughter of Norman and Donna Folger and Robert and Carolee Daniell of Middlebourne, W. Va.
The bridegroom is the son of David and Peggy Renchen of Fort Thomas, Ky., and the grandson of Charles and Betty Renchen and the late Bill and Audrey Henn of Bellevue, Ky.
The bride's father performed the double-ring ceremony.
Presented in marriage by her brother, the bride was attended by Emily Speir as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Caitlin Bartlett, Austin Luckett, Jessica Renchen, the bridegroom's sister; and Lori Singer, U.S. Army.
Paul Thompson was the best man. Groomsmen were Phil Gilb, Tim Osterman, Adam Sewell and Jeremiah Folger, the bride's brother. The bride's cousin, Noah Smith, was the ringer bearer.
A reception was held at the Salem Elks Lodge and was catered by Judy Houston of The Center.
A honeymoon followed in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Salem High School and a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina University where she received a bachelor's of science degree in marine science with a biology minor.
The bridegroom, a 2005 graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Ky.. is also a 2009 graduate of Coastal Carolina University where he received a bachelor's of science degree in marine science with minors in math and biology.
The couple currently resides in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands where they are pursuing master's degrees in marine and environmental science at the University of the Virgin Islands. The bride is also employed as a research assistant with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the bridegroom is employed as a research assistant and teaching assistant with the university.