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WEDDING: Rachel Tomello & Michael Queen

Published: November 13, 2016 12:00 AM
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Rachel Tomello and Michael Queen were married Feb. 27, 2016, at the Makoy Center in Hilliard.

The bride is the daughter of Dick and Priscilla Tomello of Tallmadge. The bridegroom is the son of Scott and Cammie Ballenger of Marion.

Scott Arter officiated over the ceremony.Ceremony music was provided by Mae Anderson, Emily Voto, Madison Fairchild and Amanda Dean, friends of the bride and bridegroom. Photography was provided by Abigail Reeder Designs.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She wore a Maggie Sottero satin fit-and-flare strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline, featuring covered satin buttons carried throughout the train and accompanied with a three-quarter length sleeve lace topper from Anthropologie. She also wore a light tulle fingertip length free edge veil.The bride's bouquet consisted of soft muted shades of cream and lavenders with lots of blush pink roses created by Kim Fulton.

Jeanne Arter of Columbus, friend of the bride, served as matron of honor. Lenora Gray of Atwater, also a friend of the bride, served as flower girl. Bridesmaids were Rachael Foust of Playa del Ray, Calif., future sister-in-law of the bride and bridegroom; and Jamie Trowbridge of Stow, Bizzie Durell, Alexis McKee, Hannah Houston, Madison Fairchild, Maria Corfias, Chloe Teasley and Emily Basham, all of Columbus and all friends of the bride.

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Josh Peltier of Columbus, friend of the bridegroom, served as best man. Tyler and Whalyn Ballenger of Naples, Fla., both nephews of the bridegroom, served as ring bearers. Groomsmen were Ryan Ballenger of Marion and Alex Ballenger of Naples, Fla., brothers of the bridegroom; Dave Tomello of Playa del Rey, Calif. and Derek Tomello of Atlanta, Ga., brothers of the bride; Cory Arnold, Chris Simpson, Curtis Meeker, James Rockford and Michael Bean, all of Columbus, and all friends of the bridegroom.

The bride graduated from Tallmadge High School in 2008, earned a degree in nursing from the Ohio State University and is employed by the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The bridegroom graduated from Pleasant High School in Marion in 2008. He received a degree in social work from the Ohio State University and is employed by Cardinal Health in Dublin.

The couple honeymooned in San Diego, Calif.

They live in Grandview, just outside of Columbus.


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