Rickie Williams | John Grover
Mr. and Mrs. John Grover are making their home in Austintown after exchanging wedding vows Sept. 29, 2012, at Western Reserve United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Russ Adams officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony followed by a reception at The Embassy in Youngstown.
The bride, the former Rickie Williams, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Williams of Canfield and Jeri Williams of Boardman. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. John Grover of Austintown.
The bride wore a diamond white strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline. The gown was embellished with diamonds and featured a corset back and semi-mermaid style.
Sister of the bride, Nicole Williams, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Debbie Reynolds, the bride’s aunt; Kelly Weaver and Kristin Delval, cousins of the bride; Amanda Barber; and Danielle Chintella. Miley Delval, a cousin of the bride, was the flower girl.
The attendants wore champagne-colored dresses.
Dallas Root performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Chad Lewis; Anthony Grover, the groom’s brother; Mike Janus; Justin Cheeks; and Bobby Morton. The ring bearer was Brandon Slick.
Ushers were Shane and Sean Williams, brothers of the bride, and Kyle and Tyler Grover, brothers of the groom.
The couple are graduates of Youngstown State University.
The bride received a bachelor’s degree in education and the groom earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Mrs. Grover is an AYP reading tutor for Austintown schools. Her husband is assistant store manager of Giant Eagle in Liberty.