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Kristy Lynn Foster becomes bride of Kurt Seachrist

December 16, 2012
Salem News

Kristy Lynn Foster and Kurt Seachrist of East Palestine were joined in marriage on Sept. 29 at the bride's family farm in East Palestine.

The bride is the daughter of Glen and Sherl Foster of East Palestine. The bridegroom's parents are Sherry Seachrist of Lisbon and the late Wayne Seachrist.

The Rev. Randy Clark of the Union Ridge Bible Baptist Church officiated at the 3:30 p.m. double-ring ceremony.

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Flute soloist Sue Kariher played for the wedding and seating of the mothers as the bridal party entered on a wagon pulled by a team of Percherons driven by Jake Whitehead.

Guests were seated during the wedding ceremony on straw bales produced on her family's farm. The bride and bridegroom also chose to use a unity tree instead of a unity candle in the ceremony. It is now planted at their home.

Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore an ivory strapless floor-length A-line dress with a peek-a-boo sweetheart neckline. The waist of the dress was adorned with silver beading and sequins. The bodice featured beadwork and lace silver embroidery appliques sewn onto the netting. She also wore a fingertip-length veil decorated with pearls, beading, silver threading and a scalloped edge and secured with a rhinestone comb in her hair.

The bride carried a handwrapped bouquet with Arabel Gerbra daisies, caspia, varigated pittosporum, orange daisies and wheat grown by the bride's brothers. It was tied with a horse cameo broche satin and burlap bow.

Samantha McCombs served as the maid of honor in a short, v-neck peacock colored dress. Also serving the bride was her niece, Kaylee Shafer in a floor-length dress in peacock with a strap and bow on one shoulder.

Also serving the bride as flower girls were her three other nieces, Maddison Foster, Taylor Foster and Riley Foster. They were adorned in ivory tea-length taffeta dresses with a peacock bow around the waist.

Performing the duties of the best man was Mason Seachrist, the bridegroom's brother.

Groomsmen were G.W. and John Foster, the bride's brothers. Grant Seachrist, the bridegroom's nephew, served as ring bearer.

Approximately 250 guests attended the reception on the farm.

A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the bridegroom's mother, was held at Bojangle's Restaurant in New Waterford.

The bride groom is employed by Columbiana Public Works.

The bride is employed as a reporter at the Farm and Dairy newspaper in Salem.

Following a honeymoon in Kentucky, the couple reside in Lisbon.



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