Kara Leigh Files and Chad Curtis Dotson were united in marriage on April 25 at Salem Community Fellowship.
Pastor Freddy Rodriguez officiated at the couple's double-ring ceremony at 3 p.m.
The bride is the daughter of Dawn and Steve Stevenson, 171 N. Hartford, Youngstown. His parents are Donald and April Dotson of Alabama and Billie Jo Wood of Salem.
She was escorted by her stepfather and given in marriage by her mother and stepfather. Her chiffon gown featured a split with beaded lace around the waist and a single tier veil with comb.
Flowers were provided by the bridegroom's stepmother.
Nikki Chamernik of Zion, Ill., the bride's sister, was the maid of honor.
Attendants included Jenny Chamernik, the bride's sister; Lauri Dotson, the bridegroom's sister; Anna Moore, the bridegroom's cousin; and Brianna Cole, niece.
Nicole Stoffer of Salem, the bridegroom's niece, was the flower girl.
Dan Moore of Salem, the bridegroom's cousin, was the best man.
Ushers include Matt Moore of Lisbon, Dennis Stoffer, Bill Moore and Robert Sheen, all of Salem.
The ring bearer was Bryce Moore of Salem, the bridegroom's cousin.
Approximately 150 guest attended the reception at the Salem Eagles Club.
The bride is a student at Life Skills Center in Youngstown.
The bridegroom, a graduate of Salem High School, is a Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
The newlyweds reside in Jacksonville, N.C. , and are planning a honeymoon at a later date.