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Schnettler-Pitts Wedding

Miss Eileen Marie Schnettler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen David Schnettler, Senior, Lexington, Ky., and Mr. Eric Wayne Pitts, son of Mrs. Lisa Johnson McClure and the late Mr. Ernest Wayne Pitts, Winchester, Ky., were married at half-past six o'clock in the evening on May 20, 2017, at St. Paul Catholic Church. Father Norman Fischer was the Celebrant. The reception followed at Lexington Country Club. The bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Martin Saunier, Junior, Lexington, Ky., and Mrs. Dorothy Ann Schnettler and the late Mr. Robert Francis Schnettler, St. Louis. The bride's sister, Laura Martin Schnettler, Lexington, Ky., was the Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Lauren Caskie, Hong Kong, Katherine O'Meara Dotson, Crestwood, Ky., Katherine Jenan Houghtlin, Groninegen, The Netherlands, Emily Hedrick Hackett and Margaret Elizabeth Morris, both of Atlanta, Kathryn Bowling Nash, Kristin Michelle Ray, and Maegan Elise Waltz, all of Lexington, Ky. Junior bridesmaids were Elizabeth Wooden Sautter, Katherine Jessup Sautter, Caroline Shelton West, and Mary Walker West, all of Lexington, Ky. Loretta Brown Saunier, Lexington, Ky., Kathleen Farr Stinnett and Diana Michelle Trujillo, both of Atlanta, and Bonnie Jean Wathen, Covington, Ky., read scripture during the ceremony. Flower girls were Eliza Jane Ray, Lucie Vera Ray, and Amelia Kay Waltz, all of Lexington, Ky. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore an ivory gown and a family friend's wedding veil. The groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Everett Douglas Johnson, Winchester, Ky., and the late Mr. Ernest Ray Pitts and Ms. Mabel Christine Winans, Winchester, Ky. David Chad Abner, Winchester, Ky., served as his Best Man. Groomsmen were Mark Douglas Case, Danville, Ky., Daniel Scott McClure, Winchester, Ky., Edward Kent McClure, Knoxville, Tenn., Joshua Clay Pitts, Lexington, Ky., Jeffery Allen Rich, Lancaster, Ky., Ryan Travis Russell, Midway, Ky., Stephen David Schnettler, Junior, St. Louis, and Joseph Brant Williams, Owensboro, Ky. Ring bearers were Samson David Ray, Andrew Douglas Waltz, and Collins Paul Waltz, all of Lexington, Ky. The bride is a graduate of Lexington Catholic High School and the University of Kentucky. She is the Director of Marketing Programs for the United States Equestrian Federation. The groom is a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School and Morehead State University. He is a Sales Executive with AmerisourceBergen. After a wedding trip to Europe, the couple will reside in Winchester.