Cumberland Times-News

June 17, 2013

Williamson, Robinette wedding


Cumberland Times-News

— FLINTSTONE — Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Robinette Jr., of Flintstone are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessica Ann Robinette, to Benjamin Collins Williamson, son of Charles Williamson of Cedarville, Ohio, and Karen Williamson of Xenia, Ohio.

 The couple was married on June 16, 2012, at an outdoor ceremony on the bride’s family farm in Flintstone. The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted down the aisle by her father. The ceremony was officiated by Joe Fraley.

Jessica was attended by bridesmaids Jamie Snider, Katelin Lechliter, Kimberly Poe and Rachel Dickey, friends of the bride.

The groom was attended by best man and brother Nicholas Williamson, along with groomsmen Samuel Williamson, brother of the groom; Jacob Robinette, brother of the bride; and Aaron Myers, friend of the bride and groom.

The bride was preceded down the aisle by flower girls Lilah Schmidt and Bailey Schmidt, step-nieces of the bride. Forhest Crass, cousin of the bride, served as usher.  

Also in attendance were friends and family of the bride and groom.

Grandparents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Leo V. Helmstetter and Mr. and the late Mrs. Edward T. Robinette Sr. Grandparents of the groom are the late Mr. and Mrs. John Bright and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Gordin

The bride wore an ivory gown accessorized with a flower in her hair, a necklace and earrings of pearl from the groom, and a pearl bracelet from her parents. The rings were placed on a pillow made by the bride’s aunt, Cindy Crass, out of her paternal grandmother’s lace wedding gown.

Following the wedding, the couple honeymooned on the southern coast of Maine.

The couple is currently residing in Mount Sterling, Ky.

Benjamin is an instructor of animal science and livestock judging team coach at Morehead State University.

Jessica is pursuing her doctorate in forage agronomy, focusing on forage-animal production at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.

The bride and groom and their families would like to thank all who shared in the day and helped to make it memorable.