SALEM - Kari Lynn Kyser became the bride of Lance Isaac Newburn, July 25, in a ceremony performed at the First Presbyterian Church.
The bride is the daughter of Deborah Kyser, Nelson Thomas and Ken and Sue Kyser, all of Salem.
The groom is the son of Sharon Newburn, Salem; and Paul and Cyndia Newburn, Alliance.
Lance and Kari Newburn
The Rev. Meta S. Cramer performed the double-ring ceremony. Nuptial music was provided by organist Nancy McNeal.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride, wore an A-line gown with embroidered tulle overlay and lapis satin sash sweep train. The veil was u-shaped featuring beaded scalloped edge with floral vine motifs. She wore her grandfathers hanky under her dress. She carried a bouquet of green roses, purple and white lizianthers, trachillium and hyperillium.
Kelli Brenneman, Lisbon, served her sister as matron of honor in a lapis dress.
In matching dresses were bridesmaids, Megan Sampson, Columbus; Kim Walker, Massillon; Kara Sturgeon and Jessica Mercer, both of Salem; Nicole Enasko, Warren; and Erin Newburn, Lisbon. Flower girl was Gracie Johnston, Salem.
Jon Newburn, Lisbon, brother of the groom, performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Joel Newburn, Watertown, N.Y.; Ben Sturgeon, John Johnston, Eric Snyder, Kyle Kyser, all of Salem; and Kent Brenneman, Lisbon. Ring bearers were Trent Newburn and Parker Newburn, Lisbon.
The reception was held at Salem Quaker Bingo Hall with 275 guests attending.
The bride is a 2008 graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in education and is employed as a first grade teacher in Salem City Schools.
The groom is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and is a correctional officer.
After a honeymoon trip to Cook Forest, Pa., the couple is residing in Lisbon.
A rehearsal dinner was held at The Center, Salem.