Duane J. Heverly and Zena B. Gearhart were united in marriage on April 25, 2009 at Merleen's Social Center in Beech Creek Township.
Duane is the son of Floyd and Dora Heverly of Howard, and Russell and Becky Holter of Howard. Zena is the daughter of Lois Falls and the late Reginald Falls of Howard.
The bride was given away by her brother, Reginald Falls Jr. of Howard. The best man was Harold Heverly of Blanchard, grandfather of the groom. Ushers were Jonathon, Zachery and Phillip Gearhart, sons of the bride. Ring bearer was Christian Gunsallas, nephew of the bride.
Heverly — Gearhart
Standing for the bride were maid of honor, Carrie Peters of Beech Creek, Crystal Merryman of Jersey Shore and Bethany Heverly, daughter of the groom. The flower girl was Avery Boone of Beech Creek and butterflies were Daytona Yarnell and Cassandra Packer, both of Blanchard and nieces of the bride. Guest book attendants were Zena Yarnell and Derek Falls, niece and nephew of the bride.
The reception was held at Merleen's Social Center and catered by the Beech Creek Hotel catering service. Photographer was Angie Simcox of Small Fries of Lock Haven.
Duane is employed by Hawbaker's in Pleasant Gap and Zena is employed by the ICT Group in McElhattan.
The Heverlys reside in Blanchard while they build their house in Howard Township.