2011-05-05 / Family

Eckert – Truax United

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Eckerd Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Eckerd Sharon Truax of Hustontown and Rodney Eckerd of Berkeley Springs were united in marriage on February 19, 2011. Doug Petty, minister of the Church of Christ, performed the ceremony.

The bride teaches math in Central Fulton School District at Mc- Connellsburg Middle School. The groom is retired from military service with the 167th Air Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Watkins, Hustontown. The groom is the son of Ella Eckerd, Berkeley Springs, and the late George Foster Eckerd.

Children of the couple are Nannette Riggleman, Dixie Shoemaker and Troy Eckerd, all of Berkeley Springs; Donald Truax III of Mc- Connellsburg; and James Truax of Lebanon, Pa. Each participated in joining these two families by pouring sand into the couple’s vase.

After a catered dinner, grandchildren created sand art projects.

The couple will travel out west for their honeymoon in June.

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