Samantha Kettering and Justin Hill were married at 3:30 p.m. on June 2 at Marietta First Church of the Nazarene. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Terry Schmelzenbach and Jeff Bergeson.
The bride is the daughter of Todd and Carla Kettering of Fleming. She is the granddaughter of Jean Kettering. She is a 2012 graduate of Kenyon College with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
The bridegroom is the son of Anthony Hill of Belpre and Cheryl Sheppard of Parkersburg. He is the grandson of Lillie Hill. He will be in the graduating class of 2013 at Case Western Reserve University where he is majoring in cognitive science.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. She wore a white satin, strapless ball gown with silver embroidery and beading along the bodice and edge of train, with pick-ups in the skirt and a tiara from Exeter, England and a veil. She carried white roses, purple freeshas and ivy. The lace in the bouquet was from her mother's wedding bouquet.
The maid of honor was Cassandra Kettering, sister of the bride. She wore a black satin, strapless, knee length dress with a lilac sash. The bridesmaids were Katherine Ey, Nicole Best, Megan McCallister and Shannon Moore. They work black satin, knee length dresses with straps and lilac sashes. The flower girl was Cara Rucker.
Jeremy Rahl served as best man. The groomsmen were Doug Phillips, Jonathan Hebb, Derrick Kettering, brother of the bride, and Christopher Skaggs.
The pianist was Jenny Rucker. Claire Dent was the violinist and vocalists were Bob and Mary Ellen VanCamp. Guests were registered by Becky McCallister.
The reception followed the ceremony at the Marietta Shrine Building with dinner and dancing.
The couple took a trip to Berlin, Ohio. They reside in Cleveland.