STEUBENVILLE - Carrie Nicole Smith and William Daniel Paynter were united in marriage on May 29 at St. Mark Catholic Church in North Carolina, with Deacon Louis Pais officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Carol Smith of Steubenville, and the groom is the son of Robin Paynter and William Ronald Paynter of Salem.
The bride wore a strapless satin-back gown and carried a bouquet of hot pink roses.
Criss Needham of Cuyahoga Falls and Leigh Ann Needham of Akron served as maids of honor.
Erika Gainer of Kent served as matron of honor, and her daughter, Ava Gainer, served as flower girl.
Tyler Minamyer of Chesapeake, Va., served as best man. Groomsman included Joe Lesek of Miami and Tim Treleven of Las Vegas.
The bride is a 1999 graduate of Edison High School and a 2003 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in human development and family studies.
She is employed at a staffing agency in Charlotte, N.C.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Salem High School and a 2004 graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
He is employed as a regional manager for Gripper Gasket.
A reception was held at Northstone Country Club in North Carolina, and the couple honeymooned in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The couple reside in North Carolina.