Aug. 15, 2012 — William Elias “Billy” Barker and MaKayla Jade Henderson were married June 29, 2012, at the Pleasant Valley Gospel Tabernacle. The Rev. Paul Zornes performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride graduated from West Carter High School in 2012 and is the daughter of Jody and Angie Henderson of Olive Hill. The groom is a 2008 graduate of West Carter High School and is currently employed by Austin Powder as a drill operator. He is the son of Jay and Rebecca Barker of Olive Hill.
Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her maid of honor, Paige Tackett, and Ashtin Henderson and Kayla Richmond as bridesmaids. Andrew Hargett was the best man with John Rodgers and Jay Barker as groomsmen. Attendants also included Atiana Perez and Khloe Easter as flower girls; Kaden Pennington as ringbearer; Corey Pennington and Emilee Henderson as aisle runner attendants; and Johnny Nathaniel Pennington and Tyler Ray Pennington as ushers.
A reception followed in the church’s banquet hall after the wedding. The couple currently lives in Tazell, Va.