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Penny Lynn Garrett marries David Lee Downey

January 8, 2012
Salem News

Penny Lynn Garrett and David Lee Downey were united in marriage on Dec. 24 at Faith Chapel Fellowship in Salem.

The bride is the daughter of Danny and Beverly Garrett of Leetonia.

The bridegroom is the son of the late Richard Downey and Shirley Downey, East Palestine.

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Pastor Larry Paxson officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.

The bride, escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, wore a strapless gown of white satin with silver embroidery flowers and appliqued sequin beading. The gown was accented with a royal blue sash, lace-up back and royal blue inset in the court- length train. She wore her hair up in twists and curls adorned with a tiara featuring Swarovski crystals and rhinestones with a subtle snowflake design. Her bouquet of blue and white roses featured pine sprigs with long cascading strands of pearls.

Erin Hill of Columbiana served her sister as maid of honor in a sleeveless blue satin knee-length dress.

Carol Basinger of Columbiana was a bridesmaid attired in a blue floor-length dress embellished with rose embroidery and a white lace shawl.

Sarah Downey of East Palestine, the bridegroom's niece, also served as a bridesmaid. She wore a blue satin halter top dress with a pleated skirt.

The maid of honor and bridesmaids carried bouquets of blue and white roses resting on pine sprigs tied with ribbon.

The flower girl was Katie Hill, the bride's niece. Attired in a blue velvet knee-length dress with white fur on the cuffs and hem, she carried a white basket filled with white rose petals.

David Downey Jr., the couple's oldest son, performed the duties of best man.

Groomsmen were Jonathan and Matthew Downey, the couple's youngest children.

The bridegroom, best man and groomsmen wore black tone on tone suits and satin vests with brocade Windsor ties featuring a lace pattern and a white rose boutonniere tied with blue and white ribbon on their lapels.

A small reception was held following the ceremony in the church banquet room.

The couple is planning a spring honeymoon to Key West, Fla.

The couple, along with their three children, reside in Columbiana.



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