The Olde Gahanna Sanctuary in Gahanna was the site of the wedding ceremony on May 19 of Mary Blair Murphy and Robert Ford Herron.
The bride is the daughter of Dennis and Ellen Murphy of Gahanna. The bridegroom's parents are Atty. Robert and Diana Herron of Salem and Dr. James and Angela (Garvey) Milligan of Lake Milton. He is the grandson of Lois Herron, Ruth Garvey and Pat Milligan, all formerly of Salem, as well as Dwayne and Jeane Moore of Salem.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attired in a sleeveless, cathedral-length ivory Alencon lace dress and matching veil.
Caitlin Murphy served her sister as maid of honor. Stephanie Messmer was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Capparuccini, Tasha Konkle and Stacy Wolken, all of Columbus; and Carson Herron of Salem, the bridegroom's sister.
Rex Rager of Cortland served as the best man. Groomsmen were Mike Woods, Ian Barkdull and Daren Sowers, all of Columbus.
Music for the ceremony was provided by violinists from The Ohio State University School of Music.
A reception was held immediately after the ceremony at The Taylor Mansion on East Broad Street in Columbus.
The new Mr. and Mrs. Herron are both graduates of The Ohio State University. She is employed as a senior sales coordinator by Alliance Data at Easton in Columbus. He is a certified financial planner employed by Nationwide Insurance in Columbus as a retirement specialist.
The couple spent 10 days in Jamaica before returning to their home in Gahanna.