Maria Renee Eckstein and Heath Garett Thurston were married at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Cumberland Falls State Park by the Rev. Alan Sutherland, a friend of the groom.
Maria is the daughter of Robert and Marcia Eckstein, Kokomo. She graduated from the Indiana University School of Nursing and is a registered nurse at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Heath is the son of Penny Thurston, New Castle, and the late Gary Thurston. He graduated from New Castle High School and is in the apprentice program at Rolls Royce for stationary engineer.
The maid of honor was Amanda Burdsall, and the best man was David Guy. Flower girls were nieces of the bride and groom, Allison Eckstein and Haylee Ragan.
After a honeymoon on a Norwegian cruise ship from Oct. 13-19, a reception was held for 120 people at Primo South Banquet Hall, Indianapolis, Saturday, Oct. 26.
They reside in a country home near Martinsville.