Friday, August 25, 2017
The Ohio Village Church, Columbus, provided the setting Dec. 3, 2016, for the 3:30 p.m. wedding of Raenell Hannis and Jonathan Creighton, both of Columbus. The newlyweds were later honored at a reception at The Westin, Columbus. They honeymooned in Jamaica,.
The bride is the daughter of Ronald Hannis Jr. of Medina and Christine and Eugene Murray of Olmsted Falls. Parents of the groom are Ralph and Sherry Creighton of Columbiana, formerly of Boardman.
Mrs. Creighton is a graduate of Tiffin University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with majors in forensic psychology and terrorism and homeland security. She earned a master’s degree in homeland security administration.
The groom, who graduated from Ohio State University, received a bachelor’s degree in agriculture with a major in construction management.
Samantha Mercer was maid of honor. JoElle Hall; Laura McKenzie; Jacquelyn Marshall, sister of the groom; Amy Miller; and Emily Olshavsky, cousin of the bride, were bridesmaids. The attendants’ dresses were black and burgundy.
The bride’s dress was handmade by her mother. It was a strapless ballgown designed with a sweetheart neckline embellished with pearls and lace. The skirt extended to a long train.
Ryan Creighton was his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Matthew Siegel; George Jonda; William Speece, cousin of the groom; Anthony Hannis, brother of the bride; and Dean Marshall, the groom’s brother-in-law.