Katie Simms weds Andrew Ketchum

EAST LIVERPOOL – Katie Lynn Simms and Andrew Scott Ketchum were united in marriage on Aug. 30, 2013 at the Salem Saxon Club.

Rev. Will Montgomery of the Calcutta Church of Christ officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Phoebe Simms, East Liverpool.

The groom is the son of Jeff and Maria Ketchum, Wellsville.

The bride wore a white strapless corsett satin gown featuring a sweetheart neckline with beaded lace appliques and tulle underlay, trimmed in a truffle satin belt and corsett laces.

Danielle Simms Howard, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor in a Malibu blue strapless knee length dress with a truffle satin belt. In strapless knee length truffle colored dresses with orange satin belts were bridesmaids Rhonda Leslie, Amanda Blancer, Shannon Wells and Sami Staggers.

Performing the duties of best man was Joe Ketchum, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Allan Buzzard, Jeremy Coil, Chris Sheville and Kevin Beagle.

The bride graduated from Kent State University’s Occupational Therapy Program.

The groom is employed by V&M Star in Youngstown.

Following a honeymoon in Gatlinburgh, Tennessee, the couple reside in Wellsville.