SALEM - Ashley Kibler and Zach Kennedy were united in marriage on June 30 at the Salem Presbyterian Church with Thomas Allmon officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Dan and Becky Kibler, Hanoverton.
The groom is the son of Kirk Kennedy, Salem; and Maria Kennedy, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ashley and Zach Kennedy
Nuptial music was provided by vocalists Sarah Blasiman, Andrew Shearer, and Vince and Leslie Ward with accompaniment by pianist Karen Blasiman.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a white strapless, drop waist wedding gown with a corset back closure and ruffled organza skirt accented with rosettes. The bodice was ruched with a sweetheart neckline featuring an iridescent crystal and beaded belt around the waist. Her elbow length veil was fashioned with iridescent beading held by a jeweled tiara. She carried a bouquet of blue hydrangeas, violet orchids and violet calla lilies.
Tracy McKenzie, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor in a strapless, marine blue, ruched, cocktail-length dress featuring a violet sash. In matching dresses were bridesmaids, Lindsay Kennedy, sister of the groom; Carrie Bartholomew, Lindsay Sechrist, Mallorie Estell, Alison Thompson, Colby Adams and Michelle Petruska. Bailey McKenzie, niece of the bride, served as flower girl.
Performing the duties of best man was Will Fithian. Groomsmen were Will Flannigan, cousin of the groom; Benjamin Kibler, brother of the bride; Bill McKenzie, brother-in-law of the bride; Quinn Hoover, Zach Crouse, Pete Berlin and Bill Borrelli. Brandon McKenzie, nephew of the bride, served as a junior groomsmen and Bryce McKenzie, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.
A reception for approximately 350 guests was held at the Embassy in Boardman.
The bride is a third and fourth grade intervention specialist at Newton Falls Middle School, Newton Falls. She is currently obtaining a master's degree in educational technology from Boise State University.
The groom is currently employed as a sales coordinator and software administrator at East Manufacturing, Randolph. He is attending Kent State University and plans to graduate in the spring of 2013 with a degree in computer management technology.
Following a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple resides in Salem.