Heath Garett Thurston and Maria Renee Eckstein were married at 2 p.m. Oct. 11, 2013, at Cumberland Falls State Park by the Rev. Alan Sutherland, a friend of the groom.
She is the daughter of Robert and Marcia Eckstein, Kokomo. She graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing and is a registered nurse at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
He is the son of Penny and the late Gary Thurston, New Castle. 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 through Oc. 19, there was a reception for 120 people Oct. 26 at Primo South Banquet Hall in Indianapolis. They reside in a country home near Martinsville.