Graham-Richmond wedding

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Kelly Graham and Greg Richmond were united in marriage by the Rev. Becki Verbridge in an Aug. 4 wedding ceremony at the First United Methodist Church of Akron.

Carolyn Curtis served as organist. Wedding colors were yellow and gray.

The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Kathy Graham of Paris. The groom's parents are Dennis and Sandra Richmond of Rittman.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, fitted ivory gown by Allure. It featured a sweetheart neckline, soft satin ruches throughout the gown and embroidery with Swarovski crystals. Her bouquet comprised ivory and yellow roses, ivory and yellow calla lilies, and white gardenias.

Kristy Stoicoiu of Brimfield served as her sister's matron of honor. The flower girls were Brimfield residents Mackenzie Richmond, daughter of the bride and groom; and Morgan, Rylee and Tenley Stoicoiu, nieces of the bride.

Bridesmaids were Mary Seaman of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jessica Sica of Ravenna; Ashley Primm of Tallmadge; and Melissa Richmond of Rittman, sister of the groom.

Matt Fosen of Rittman served as best man. Groomsmen were Mike Valentine of Medina; Scott Barkley of New Philadelphia; Corey Graham of Tallmadge, brother of the bride; and Paul Stoicoiu of Brimfield, brother-in-law of the bride.

A reception followed the ceremony at Guy's Party Centre in Akron.

The new Mrs. Richmond is a 2004 graduate of Southeast High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Akron. She is now a graduate student at Akron U and plans to graduate in May.

Her husband is a 2002 graduate of Rittman High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Akron. He is employed with Akron General Medical Center.

The Richmonds took a wedding trip to Jamaica. They are now living in Brimfield.

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