Marriages

Andrew Madison (Drew) Morris, son of Donald Hugh Morris of the Jacob Ouzts II Line and Denise CHAUNCEY, and Everie Ann DANIELS, daughter of Natalia WINN and Jeffrey Michael (Jeff) Daniels

Averie Anne Daniels of Edgefield SC, and Andrew Madison Morris of Johnston SC, were married June 3, 2017, at Jackson's Landing in Batesburg SC.  The bride was given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her grandfather, E.M. Winn Jr.  The Rev. Judy Layman officiated.  The bride is a daughter of Natalia Daniels and the late Jeff Daniels of Edgefield, SC. She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Winn Jr. and Mrs. Doris Daniels.  The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Morris of Johnston. He is a grandson of Mrs. Florence Morris and Mrs. Judy Lewis.  Brooke Thomas of Martinez GA, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kinsley Reeves Miller of Edgefield, friend of the bride; Megan Dixon of Parksville SC, friend of the bride; and Amber Townsend of Johnston, friend of the bride.  Donald Morris of Johnston, was the best man. Groomsmen were Seth Daniels of Edgefield, brother of the bride; Jasper Moore of Trenton, friend of the groom; and Keith Robinson of North Augusta, friend of the groom.  Aubrey Daniels of Greenwood SC, was the flower girl. Kyle Tisdale of Columbia SC, and Ethan Tisdale of Clemson SC, cousins of the bride, served as ushers. Kellie Winn and Jake Winn of Edgefield, cousins of the bride, handed out programs. A reception was held at Jackson's Landing. They will reside in Trenton.  The bride is a 2012 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School. She is a student at USC Aiken, pursuing a degree in sociology. She is employed by the USC Aiken Campus Police.  The groom is a 2015 graduate of SC Criminal Justice Academy. He is employed by Edgefield Asphalt, Concrete & Construction.

Leaman Scott Able, son of Jean Ellen DORN of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line and Johnny Wayne Able and Brittnay Nicole HUNT, daughter of Lisa YOUNG and Mark William Hunt

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hunt of Greenwood SC, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Nicole Hunt to Leaman Scott Able of Abbeville SC. The bride-elect is the maternal granddaughter of the late Joseph Clyde and Marian Cleo “Jolie” Powell Coker and the late William Robert “Bobby” Young. She is the paternal granddaughter of Mrs. Patricia Ann Silcox Hunt of Ninety Six SC, and the late Clifton C. Hunt. Brittany is a graduate of Greenwood High School and earned her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2015 from Piedmont Technical College. Brittany is employed with Children’s Courtyard of Greenwood. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny W. Able of Abbeville. He is the maternal grandson of Mrs. Phyllis Leaman Dorn of Greenwood, SC, and the late Otis Morgan Dorn from the Willington community of McCormick County. He is the paternal grandson of Frances O. “Sookie” Scott Able and the late Walter Shirley Able of Abbeville. Scott is a 1997 graduate of Abbeville High School and attended Greenville Technical College. He is employed with Dynamic Aviation of Bridgewater VA, and works overseas as a Field Technical Representative. A wedding ceremony is planned for Saturday, October 8, 2016, at McConnell Hall Plantation in Belton SC.  The Index Journal, August 28, 2016.

Chelsea Nicole SCHMIEDING, daughter of Janice Letitha BERRY of the Henry Ouzts Line and Drew Robert Schmieding, and Stephen Sloan Lloyd, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sloan, Sr.

Schmieding-Lloyd  - Chelsea Nicole Schmieding of Saluda SC, and Stephen Sloan Lloyd Jr., of Greenwood SC, were married July 23, 2016, at First Baptist Church, Greenwood. The 6 o’clock ceremony was officiated by Dr. Tony Hopkins. A reception followed at the Inn on the Square.  The bride is the daughter of Ms. Janice Berry Schmieding of Saluda SC, and the late Drew Robert Schmieding of Greenville SC.  She is the granddaughter of Ms. Lois Rushton Berry of Saluda, the late Mr. Karl Lott Berry of Saluda, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl George Schmieding of Greenville.  She is an alumna of Lander University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Chelsea is presently employed as a teacher for Greenwood District 50.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Sloan Lloyd Sr. of Greenwood. He is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia Fowler Lloyd of Greenwood, and Mr. and Mrs. William Robert Brownlee of Greenville, the late Mr. Charles Edwin Lloyd, Jr. of Greenwood, and the late Mr. Mac Leroy Williams of Clinton SC.  Sloan graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and is presently employed by Lloyd Roofing Company.  The bride’s gown featured a textural lace bodice with lace straps and a keyhole back. The smooth taffeta skirt was adorned with buttons down the entire back. The bodice and skirt were the perfect pair for the architectural mermaid gown.  The Maid of Honor was Ms. Brianna Dru Schmieding. Bridesmaids were Ms. Kandice Morgan Bryant, Ms. Kristen Elaine Crawford, and Ms. Randi Nicole Rhodes. Miss Handley Reid Hite served as the Flower Girl.  The Best Man was Mr. Stephen Sloan Lloyd Sr. Groomsmen were Mr. Andrew Corey Lloyd, Mr. Nicholas John Mountz, and Mr. John Monroe Shingler IV. Master Brooks Elliott Gantt served as Acolyte. Master Andrew Stephen Gantt and Master Maddox Walker Rhodes served as ring bearers.  After a honeymoon to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will reside in Greenwood.  The Index-Journal, July 24, 2016.

Lea Elaine McCALLUM, daughter of Debra Elaine (Debbie) BELL and Edward Salters McCallum III of the Peter Ouzts II Line and Cooper Lane Lott, son of Phyllis SCOTT and William Jmaes (Josh) Lott, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line

CHARLESTON SC - Lea Elaine McCallum and Cooper Lane Lott were united in marriage May 14, 2016 at 4 p.m. at The Citadel Summerall Chapel in Charleston, SC.  The Reverend Charles Lee Moates, Jr. of Greenwood SC, officiated.  Music was provided by Miss Anna Mills Polatty, vocalist, Mrs. Nancy Lefter, organist and Mr. Bill Nuttall, bagpiper.  Music at cocktail hour and the reception was provided by the Jake Bartley Band. Cooper and Lea’s first dance was to “You are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne, father/ daughter dance to “You are my Sunshine” by Johnny Cash and mother/son dance to “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong.   The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Deborah Bell McCallum of Greenwood, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Salters McCallum III, both of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Linda Timmerman Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alton Bell, Doctor and Mrs. Edward Salters McCallum, Jr., all of Greenwood, She earned a BA degree in Biological Sciences in December 2013 from Clemson University.  Lea is currently attending Methodist University’s Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies program in Fayetteville NC.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William James Lott, Jr. of Greenwood.  He is the grandson of Mrs. Jack Cullum Scott, wife of the late Mr. Jack Cullum Scott of Greenwood, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William James Lott Sr. of Ninety Six SC.  He earned a BS in Business Administration in May 2014 at The Citadel.  Cooper is in sales at Fortiline Waterworks in Raleigh NC.  Maid of Honor was Miss Laura Katherine McCallum of Greenwood, sister of the bride.  Bridesmaids were Miss Brittany LaShea Allen of Columbia SC, childhood friend of the bride, Miss Lullie Morgan Eason of Oxford MS, Miss Laura Elizabeth Hart of Charleston, Miss Mary Austin Fox of Charleston, and Miss Brynne Peyton Reid of Charleston. all college friends of the bride.  The bride wore an ivory fit and flare WToo by Watters gown with cathedral train and sweetheart neckline. Her gown was embellished with crystals, lace appliqués, and silk buttons.   The gown was accompanied by a cathedral-length ivory veil with fingertip blusher and her great-grandmother’s diamond bracelet.   The bride carried an organic and lush bouquet of blush and cream peonies from her grandmother’s garden, blush astilbe, silver dollar eucalyptus, white sweet peas, cremet spray roses, blush ranunculus, eleganus, olive branches, white fringe tulips, and pearl strands taken from her mother’s veil that was hand tied with an ivory ribbon and adorned with the bride’s sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma-Epsilon Mu Chapter, pin as her “something blue”.  Best Man was Mr. William James Lott, Jr. of Greenwood, father of the groom.  Groomsmen were Mr. Caleb Dampier Lott, currently living in China and Mr. William James Lott III, currently living in Germany, both brothers of the groom, Mr. Jonathan Michael Scholz of Charleston, Mr. Spencer Benford Clower of Oxford MS, and Mr. Sims Brooks Dozier of Charleston, all college friends of the groom.  Ushers were Mr. Joseph Dorian Klam, Mr. Benjamin Don Gordon, Mr. Cole Donovan McIntire, Mr. Pierre Joyner, Mr. Sean Robert Passailaigue and Mr. Demitri Emanuel Rickman, all college friends of the groom.   Ring Bearer was Sean Edward McCallum of New York City NY, cousin of the bride.  Registry Attendants were Miss Ashley Elizabeth Barnhart and Miss Angela Eileen McCallum, both of Greenwood, SC, and both cousins of the bride.  Program Attendants were Miss Haley Scott Barnhart and Miss Mary Kathryn McCallum, both of Greenwood, and both cousins of the bride.  Event design and decor was provided by Allison Doares of Callie Weddings and Custom Audio and Lighting of Greenwood. Wedding coordination was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Keith Polatty of Greenwood, and bridal portraits and wedding photography by Dana Cubbage of Charleston.  A rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William James Lott, Jr. was given in celebration of Cooper and Lea at Stars Rooftop and Grill Room on Friday, May 13th in Charleston.   A reception followed the ceremony at the home of the bride’s paternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Edward Salters McCallum, Jr. in Wadmalaw Island SC.  The bridal couple honeymooned in Anguilla.

Kaylin Olivia OUZTS, daughter of Malcolm Allen Ouzts, Jr. of the James Daniel Ouzts Line and Debra Lynn (Debbie) MARCHANT, and Ryan Burt, son of Jan COCKRELL and Mark C. Burt

Kaylin Ouzts of Lexington SC and Ryan Burt of Cayce SC were married August 30th, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Mt. Hebron United Methodist in West Columbia SC, with the Reverend Tim Rogers officiating. The reception followed at The Country Club of Lexington. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Allen Ouzts Jr. of Lexington SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Sylvia Marchant and the late Mr. William M. Marchant of West Columbia and Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Ouzts Sr. of Cayce. Kaylin is a 2008 graduate of Brookland Cayce High School and a 2012 graduate of The University of South Carolina. She is now employed by Colonial Life. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark C. Burt of Cayce. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cockrell of Cayce and the late Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Burt of West Columbia. Ryan is a 2008 graduate of Brookland Cayce High School and a 2012 graduate of Presbyterian College. He is now employed by Lexington Medical Center. Maid of Honor was Miss McKenzie Ouzts. Bridesmaids were Miss Linzie Gregory, Miss Logan Gregory, Miss Whitney Rucker, Miss Channing Burt, Miss Anna Diller, Miss Randall Dominguez and Miss Hilary Moore. Best man was Mr. Mark C. Burt. Groomsmen were Mr. Patrick Burt, Mr. Parker Burt, Mr. Garrick Sams, Mr. Nicholas Ferguson, Mr. Heath Summer, Mr. Chip Mallory and Mr. Kenny Workman. After a honeymoon in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in West Columbia. Published in The State on August 31, 2014.

Cynthia Burgess RODGERS, daughter of Kimberly Diane (Kim) HUGHES and James Elton (Jimmie) Rodgers of the George Ouzts Line, and Joshua Fulton (Josh) Scott, son of Victoria POWELL and Daniel (Dan) Scott

RODGERS-SCOTT – Mr. and Mrs. James E. Rodgers, Jr. of Greenwood, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Burgess Rodgers to Joshua Fulton Scott, both of Greer SC.  Burgess is the granddaughter of Mr. Claude T. Hughes and Mrs. Diane Rork and the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. Rodgers, Sr. all of Greenwood SC.  She is employed by the Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System as the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals manager. The bridegroom elect is the son of Mr. Dan and Kathy Scott o Mandeville LA and Victoria Sulzer of Bougalusa LA. Josh is the grandson of the late Mr. Ernest A. Powell and Mrs. Ethel Lovejoy and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Scott, all of New Orleans LA.  He is employed by WHSS Fox Carolina and Meredith Corporation as the marketing and digital sales manager.  A wedding is planned for September in Paris, France.  The Index Journal, April 27, 2014.

Joshua Andrew Pollard, son of Patricia Margaret (Tricia) SMITH and Roy J. Pollard of the Peter Ouzts II Line, and Holly Nicole MILLER, daughter of Penne and William Miller

MILLER-POLLARD – Mr. and Mrs. William [Penne] Miller of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Nicole Miller of Greenwood SC to Joshua Andrew Pollard of Ninety Six SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Reverend and Mrs. Paul [Wanda] Hart of Iva SC and the late Mr. and Mrs. Glenn [Janet] Miller of Wurtsboro NY. She graduated from Lander University in December of 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. Holly is a sales associate at The Alcove in Greenwood SC. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy [Patricia] Pollard, III of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roy [Brenda] Pollard, Jr. of Robinsville NC, Mrs. Patricia Smith of Ninety Six, SC and the late Reverend Sam G. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. William R. [Judy] Southerland of Greenwood and great grandmother Minnie Lou Southerland of Greenwood, SC. Joshua graduated from Greenville Technical College in May 2012 with a General Technology Associate degree in Applied Science. He is employed at Toyota of Greenville as a body shop detailer. The wedding is planned for April 4, 2014 at Durst Avenue Church of God. Published in the Index Journal, February 16, 2014.

Elizabeth Anne McFALL, daughter Mr. and Mrs. Russell Andrew McFall and Andrew Pickens Polatty II, son of Peggy Marie TURNER and Wilbur Pickens Polatty of the John Calvin Ouzts Line

CLEVELAND SC — Miss Elizabeth Anne McFall and Mr. Andrew Pickens Polatty were married on August 31, 2013 at Pretty Place Chapel in Cleveland SC. The sunrise service was officiated by Reverend Jeremy Beauford. A breakfast reception immediately followed at the Inn at Brevard. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Andrew McFall of Columbia SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Sue Coffia Wofford and the late John Benjamin Wofford of Clinton SC and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Malcolm McFall III of Anderson SC. The bride graduated in 2012 from Clemson University and received a degree in Genetics. She is currently employed by the Greenwood Genetics Center. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Pickens Polatty of Saluda SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Barnie Lewis Turner, Jr., and Mrs. Alice Sease Polatty and the late Thomas Andrew Polatty, all of Saluda SC. The groom graduated in 2011 from Clemson University and Lander University with a dual degree in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed by Eaton Corporation in Greenwood SC. The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. The maid of honor was Rebekah McFall, the bride's older sister, and the bridesmaid was Emilie McFall, the bride's younger sister. The best man was Pickens Polatty, the groom's father, and the groomsman was Caleb Polatty, the groom's brother. After a honeymoon in San Francisco, CA, the couple will reside in Greenwood, SC.  Anderson Independent Mail, October 27, 2013.

Kara Elizabeth TIMMERMAN, daughter of Cecilia Louise (Cissy) SHAFFER of the Henry Ouzts Line and Raymond Daniel Timmerman of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line, and Alexander Jacob (Alex) Booth, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Elba Booth, Jr.

TIMMERMAN-BOOTH – Kara Elizabeth Timmerman and Alexander Jacob Booth were married on July 13, 2013 in the Surfside Presbyterian Church in Myrtle Beach SC. The Rev. Justin Woodall officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Daniel Timmerman of North Augusta SC and Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Penner of Edgefield SC. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Tidwell Timmerman and Mr. Melvin Strickland Shaffer and Mrs. Nell Shaffer, all of Edgefield SC. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Elba Booth II of Myrtle Beach SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Elba Booth of Galveston TX and Ms. Joyce Cushing of Myrtle Beach SC. Samantha Timmerman, sister of the bride, from Charleston SC was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Caitlin Chirstie of Edgefield SC, Jessica Posey of Alabaster AL, Rebekah Booth of Myrtle Beach SC, Susan Nazimeck of Woodbridge NJ and Selley Garrett of Charleston SC. Mr. James Booth was the son’s best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Herring of Myrtle Beach SC, Matthew Berger of Charleston SC, Tom Shanks of Denver CO, and Camp Melton of Myrtle Beach SC. Ring Bearer was Mr. Conner Woodall of Myrtle Beach SC and Flower Girl was Miss Elizabeth Caroline Enloe, 2nd cousin of the bride, from Edgefield SC. The bride is a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School and Coastal Carolina with a BS degree in Health Promotion.  She is employed by Christian Academy, Myrtle Beach, SC. The groom is a graduate of Socastee High School and Coastal Carolina with a BA degree in Middle School Education. He is employed by Myrtle Beach School System.  Following a reception at the Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort, Pawley’s Island, the couple left for a honeymoon cruise to the Caribbean. They will reside in Myrtle Beach SC. The Aiken Standard, July 14, 2013.

Wade Joseph Timmerman, son of Susan WALKER and Keith Douglas Timmerman of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line, and Kayla Christine LOWIE, daughter of Chrissy May COOPER and Harold Steven Lowie

CENTRAL – Kayla Christine Lowie and Wade Joseph Timmerman were married on Friday, July 12, 2013 at Occasions of Wedgefield in Central SC, with Matte Alley of New Spring Greenwood officiating. A reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Chrissy May Nixon and the stepdaughter of Derrick Glenn Nixon of Anderson and the daughter of the late Harold Steven Lowie of Belton. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Dale Cooper and the late Alice Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. Joann Lowie and the late Nancy Strickland Lowie and Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Grace Nixon and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Ray and Vicky Spires. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Douglas Timmerman of Abbeville SC. He is the grandson of Mr. Donald Timmerman and the late Mrs. Hazel Coleman Timmerman and Mr. and Mrs. Mickey and Betty Walker. Maids of Honor were Holly Gambrell and Kristen Booher, friends of the couple of Honea Path and Greenwood. Best man was Keith Timmerman, father of the groom, and Reed Timmerman, brother of the groom, both of Abbeville. Bridesmaids were Tabetha Lowie, sister of the bride, Elizabeth Estes and Emily Estes, cousins of the bride, Avarie Hall, Candace Whitfield, Brooke Gambrell and Meagan Booher all friends of the bride. Groomsmen were Sean Nixon and Josh Nixon, brothers of the bride, Zane Newton, Tanner Greaves, Adam Knight, Michael Lowe and Jack West, all friends of the groom. Flower girl was Mallie Grace Tavernier, friend of the bride, of Honea Path SC. Ring Bearer was Noah Nixon, cousin of the bride of Anderson SC. Honorary attendant was Miss Holly Timmerman, cousin of the groom.  Kayla is a 2012 graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, employed as a marketing director for Chick-fil-A of Greenwood.  Wade is a graduate in 2013 from Lander University with a Bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science, employed as a manager/butcher at Corley’s Market. After a honeymoon in the Dominican Republic the couple will reside in Greenwood SC. The Anderson Independent-Mail, July 14, 2013.

Katherine Nicole ALLEN, daughter of Kathy Ann BARTLEY and William Greg Allen of the Abram Ouzts Line and James Whitfield Gilliam IV, son of Nancy Ruth REEL and James Whitfield Gilliam III of the John Calvin Ouzts Line

ALLEN-GILLIAM – Miss Katherine Nicole Allen and Mr. James Whitfield Gilliam, IV were united in marriage at 6pm Saturday May 25, 2013 at Johnston First Baptist Church, Johnston, SC. Pastor Thomas Warwick officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Greg Allen of Edgefield SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jessie Workman Allen and the late Mr. William Kinniard Allen of Edgefield and the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Eugene Bartley. She is a graduate of Clemson University and is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration at Anderson University. The groom is the son of Mrs. Nancy Reel Gilliam of Edgefield and Mr. James Whitfield Gilliam, III of Hamilton GA. He is the grandson of Mrs. Elizabeth Rainsford Reel and the late Mr. James Tolliver Reel and Mrs. Patsy Lominick Gilliam of Edgefield and the late Mr. James Whitfield Gilliam, Jr. He will graduate in December from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture. Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose her sister, Jessica Annette Allen of Charleston SC to serve as her maid of honor and the sister of the groom, Whitney Gilliam Graybeal of North Augusta SC, to serve as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Katie Smith Wilkinson of Beech Island SC, Lindsey Terry Bethune and James Leigh Childers both of Edgefield, Hannah Lea Purcell of Columbia SC and Marie Elizabeth Gughan of Greenville SC, all friends of the bride. Best man was the father of the groom. Groomsmen were Nicholas Christian Allport and Richard Sanders Chapman, both of Clemson SC, Craig Carrington Conwell of Greenville SC, Cecil Eugene Forrest, III and Garland Wright Smith, both of Johnston, John Butler Hatcher of Edgefield, all friends of the groom; James Nelson Hough of Lakeland FL, and James Reel Howell of Valdosta GA, both cousins of the groom. Ring bearers were nephews of the groom, Reece Emmett Graybeal and William Andrew Graybeal. Program attendants were Sanford Deloach Satcher and John David Deloach Satcher, friends of the bride and groom. Following the ceremony a reception was held at Kendall Mill in Edgefield. After a wedding trip to Whitehouse, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Pendleton SC. The Edgefield Advertiser, June 12, 2013.

Holly Grace MITCHELL, daughter of Judy Elaine DeVORE and Daniel (Danny) Mitchell of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line and Samuel Irvin Madden, son of Anita Gail FORD and Walter Irvin Madden

MITCHELL-MADDEN – Danny and Judy Mitchell of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Grace Mitchell of Greenwood SC to Samuel Irvin Madden of Hodges, SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hiram and Grace Mitchell of Ninety Six and Ernest Leslie DeVore and the late Anna Marie Long DeVore of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Greenwood High School and Greenville Technical College and is employed as a certified occupational therapy assistant at a skilled nursing facility. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Walter Irvin Madden and Anita Gail Ford Madden of Hodges. He is the grandson of Evelyn Perrine Bannister and the late Melrose Barksdale Ford, Jr. of Hodges and the late Claudette Simmons and the late Irvin Edgar Madden, Jr. of Greenwood. He is a graduate of Greenwood High School and Clemson University and is employed with South Carolina DHEC. The wedding is planned for September 21, 2013 at Rice Memorial Baptist Church.

William Tanner Parkman, son of Terecia Ann (Terri) BEAUFORD and Robbie Del Parkman of the George Ouzts Line and Margaret Rebecca HOLBERT, daughter of Rebecca BARDIN and James M. Holbert

DUE WEST - Ms. Margaret Rebecca Holbert and Mr. William Tanner Parkman were united in marriage on May 4, 2013 at Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Due West SC. Reverend L. Calvin Draffin of Due West officiated. Music was presented by Dr. James Brooks Kuykendall of Abbeville SC, Miss Kensley Ann Marie Parkman of Ninety Six SC, and Mr. Daniel Ryan Balentine of Greenwood SC. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Rebecca Bardin Eleazer of Due West and Mr. James M. Holbert of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter T. Bardin of Cameron SC, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Holbert of Spartanburg SC. She is a graduate of Dixie High School and graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. She also received a diploma in Practical Nursing from Piedmont Technical College. Meg is employed by Piedmont Health Group, LLC., Tower Pointe Research Center as the Administrative Clinical Research Coordinator and a Licensed Practical Nurse. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robbie Del Parkman of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William I. ‘Bo’ Parkman of Troy SC, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Beauford of Greenwood. He is a graduate of Ninety Six High School and graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Tanner is employed by Gindre Copper, Inc. as a Customer Service Representative. Matron of Honor was Sarah Holbert Parris of Greenwood, twin sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Miss Kinsli Ann Marie Parkman of Ninety Six, sister of the groom, Mrs. Rebecca Bergen Branham, Miss Haley Jeanette Kimmons, Mrs. Merrick Kimmons Owen, Mrs. Mollie Watts Titus, all of Greenwood and all friends of the bride and Miss Brittany Elizabeth Price of Lake View SC, friend of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Miss Morgan Kelley Rogers. Flower girl was Miss Kinsley Marie Branham. Best man was Robbie Dell Parkman of Ninety Six, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Mr. Michael Craig Parkman of Greenwood, cousin of the groom, Mr. Kyle Bradley Barnell of Charleston SC, Sr. Airman Jamie Cameron Burton, Mountain Home AFB ID, Mr. Thomas Cade Calliham, Mr. Brandon Michael Winchester, both of Greenwood and Mr. Taylor Ralph Wolfe of Louisville KY, all friends of the groom. Registry attendant was Miss Ashley Sarah Hameedi of Greenwood. Program attendants were Lance Cpl. James Michael Rounds of Ninety Six, Mr. James Hammond Warren, Jr. of Summerville and Mr. Justin Mark Lagrone of Mooresville NC. Rehearsal dinner was held at Cambridge Hall in Greenwood, and was hosted by the Groom’s parents.  A reception was held at the Federal Building in Greenwood and was hosted by the bride’s parents. After a wedding trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico the couple will live in Greenwood. The Index Journal, May 5, 2013.

Stephanie Danielle OUZTS, daughter of Kimberly Dawn BOHLER and James Daniel Ouzts of the Peter Ouzts II Line and Steve Michael (Stevie) Balchin, son of Brenda BISHOP and Michael Balchin

OUZTS-BALCHIN – 3/24/2013 – Miss Stephanie Danielle Ouzts of Ninety Six SC and Mr. Steve Michael ‘Stevie’ Balchin were united in marriage on March 23, 2013 at an outdoor, lakeview, vintage style wedding at the Drummond Center in Ninety Six. The Reverend Daniel Smyth of Greenwood SC officiated. Music was provided by Barry Mayfield of Greenwood SC. The bride is the daughter of Kimberly Ouzts of Greenwood SC and James and Linda Ouzts of Greenwood  SC. She is the granddaughter of James and Gloria Bohler of Greenwood  SC. and Wanda Ouzts and the late Dan Ouzts of Greenwood  SC. Stephanie graduated from Ninety Six High School. She has an associate degree in Criminal Justice and in Office Technology with Legal Concentration and is pursuing a degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. The groom is the son of Michael and Brenda Balchin of Ninety Six SC. He is the grandson of Margaret Balchin and the late Bud Balchin of Ninety Six SC, the late Douglas and Frances Bishop of Virginia Beach VA and the late Willie Belle Freeman of Hanover VA. Stevie graduated from Ninety Six High School and is employed by Balchin Farms. Maid of Honor was Melinda ‘Mindy’ Cox of Greenwood SC, lifetime best friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Courtney Balchin of Ninety Six SC, niece of the groom, Jamie Balchin, sister of the groom, Renee Belk, of Ninety Six SC, cousin of the bride, Taelor Campbell of Greenwood SC, sister of the bride, Michele Grantstein of Jesup GA, Sara Mohr of Lupton City TN, Amanda Patterson of Greenwood SC, Latisha ‘Tisha’ Seymour of Spartanburg SC and Christina ‘Nina’ Taylor of Greenwood SC, all friends of the bride. Flower girls were Victoria ‘Tori’ Brown-Balchin of Ninety Six SC, niece of the groom and Maryssa Massey of Ninety Six SC, cousin of the bride. The bride wore a strapless ivory satin gown with a sweetheart neckline and rushing to form a mermaid style, adorned with sequin embellishments. She wore a matching chapel length veil adorned with embellishments and carried a ribbon tied bouquet mixture of hot pink Calla Lilies, orange Asiatic lilies and green Orchidaceae. Best man was Michael Balchin of Ninety Six SC, father of the groom. Groomsmen were David Balchin of Ninety Six SC, cousin of the groom, Trevor Ousts of Spartanburg SC, brother of the bride, Tyler Patten, of Jesup GA, brother of the bride, Russell Patterson of Greenwood SC, lifetime friend of the groom, Thomas ‘TJ’ Hallman of Ninety Six SC, Danny ‘DJ’ Hitt of Ninety Six SC, Ronald McGahee of Greenwood SC, Paul Merchant of Saluda SC and Jonathan Rushton of Ninety Six, all friends of the groom.  Ringbearer was Jacob Patten of Jesup GA, nephew of the bride, Carpet Rollers and Program attendants were Cameron Massey and Ethan Massey of Ninety Six SC, cousins of the bride. Rehearsal dinner was held at Stoney Point Lake Club in Greenwood SC, hosted by Michael and Brenda Balchin, parents of the groom. A reception was held at the Drummond Center in Ninety Six SC, hosted by Kimberly Ouzts and James Ouzts, parents of the bride. After a wedding trip to a surprise destination, the couple will reside in Ninety Six SC.

James Edwin Rowland III, son of Donna Elizabeth RUSH and James Edwin Rowland, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line and Cassie Leigh RINEHART, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Griffith Rinehart

RINEHART-ROWLAND - Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Griffith Rinehart of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassie Leigh Rinehart of Greenwood SC to James Edwin Rowland, III of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Talton Rinehart of Saluda SC and Mrs. Janet Caudle Grant of Sumter SC and the late Mr. John Aubrey Grant of Sumter SC. She graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Cassie is employed by State Farm Agent, Len Sieckman. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edwin Rowland, Jr. of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Edwin Rowland, Sr. of Greenwood and Mrs. Edna Hodges Posey of Greenwood and the late Mr. Livy Rodgers Rush of Greenwood. He graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. James is employed by Rowland & Son Logging. A small intimate wedding is planned for April 27 [2013] at the Sundance Gallery Courtyard in Greenwood, SC.

Todd Lane Ouzts, son of Sharon Sue GEORGE and H. C. Ouzts of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Olivia DERRIDINGER, daughter of Dawn Lee PYLES and LtCol Richard (Dick) Klein Derridinger, Sr.

Todd Lane Ouzts and Olivia Derridinger were married were married this morning, June 9, 2013, on a secluded beach in Kaua'i HI called Moloa'a, serenaded by crashing waves, traditional Hawaiian music and a magnificent tropical sunrise.  The trip was a complete surprise for Olivia's birthday. Yesterday we cruised the absolutely stunning Na Pali Coast by catamaran and went diving with newly born humpback whales, spinner dolphins and green sea turtles. Then we enjoyed an authentic luau in the evening. Next up is some serious relaxation, followed by even more adventure and a few mai tais at our little tiki bar on the Coconut Coast. We've been together for seven amazing years and engaged for the last two. Since we're both 50 years old, our wedding theme was naturally "Hawaii Five-O." And from now on we'll be sharing all the best in life, 50/50.

Lacy Rebecca OUZTS Hall, daughter of Vickie Lynn KIRKLAND and Barron Keith Ouzts of the Abram Ouzts Line, and John Tony Moore, Jr., son Mr. and Mrs. John Tony Moore, Sr.

Lacy Rebecca Hall and John Tony Moore, Jr., both of Greenwood SC, were married in a candlelight ceremony on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street United Methodist Church in Greenwood SC. Mr. Jamison M. Parler officiated the ceremony. Music was presented by Dr. Ron Davis, organist, of Clinton, SC, and Mrs. Amy Quarles Fennell, vocalist, of Greenwood SC. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Bennett Timmerman of Greenwood SC, and also the daughter of the late Barron Keith Ouzts of Greenwood SC. She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. John Hudson Kirkland, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ray Ouzts of Greenwood SC. She is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College with an Associate's degree in Business Administration. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Tony Moore Sr. of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Heyward Minor of Ninety Six SC, and Mrs. Helen S. Moore and the late Mr. Robert Newton Moore of Ware Shoals SC. He is a graduate of Lander University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting and is employed with Countybank in Greenwood SC. The bride was given in marriage by her mother and stepfather. Mrs. Sarah Fennell Hasting of Greenwood SC served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Mary Margret Davis, Mrs. Rhonda Erskine McCombs, Miss Angela Kay Riddle, and Miss Anna Nicole Rodgers, all of Greenwood SC, and Mrs. Nancy Ellenberg Nickles of Lexington SC, all friends of the bride. Miss Samantha Marie Hasting and Miss Carolyn Doyle Hasting served as flower girls. The bride wore an Oleg Cassini strapless, lacy trumpet gown with a sweep train. The gown was appliquéd with subtle light pink flowers surrounded by lace. She wore a pencil edge, off- white chapel-length veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of soft antique roses, vintage hydrangeas, and baby's breath. The bouquet's stems were wrapped in vintage lace and pinned with a pearl brooch, both belonging to her late grandmother, Mrs. Wilma Kirkland. Mr. John Tony Moore Sr. served as his son's best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Van A. Adams of Greenwood SC, Mr. Darius L. Chiles of McCormick SC, Mr. Sandy D. Coney of Charlotte NC, Mr. E. Chad Davis of Rutherfordton NC, and Mr. David A. Good of Greer SC, all friends of the groom. Ushers were Mr. J. Kellar Clamp, cousin of the groom, and Mr. Nathaniel H. Kirkland, cousin of the bride, of Greenwood SC, Mr. Kelby C. Clamp, cousin of the groom, of Ninety Six SC, and Mr. James R. Scrubbs, friend of the groom, of Leesburg FL. Master James Manley Owens of Greenwood SC, served as ring bearer. Program attendants were Ashley Nicole Timmerman and Nathaniel Gage Timmerman, niece and nephew of the bride, both of Greenwood SC. The registry attendant was Miss Lauren Elizabeth Simpson of Greer SC, and Mrs. Katie Bradley of Greenwood, SC served as wedding director. A reception, hosted by the groom's parents, was held at Bermudas at The Links at Stoney Point following the ceremony. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's parents, was held at T.W. Boon's in Greenwood SC. A couples' shower was given by the matron of honor and the bridesmaids at the home of Sarah and John Hasting. A Sunday ice cream social for the bride was given by Kelly Ackerman, Kimberly Keyserling, and Kathy McDaniel at Greenwood Country Club. After a honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, the couple will live in Greenwood SC.

Ashby Graham Hall, son of Jerri Lynn TUMBLIN and Brian Carroll Hall of the Jacob Ouzts II Line, and Kathleen Elizabeth HINRICHS, RN, daughter Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hinrichs

HODGES - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Hinrichs, of Hodges SC, proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathleen Elizabeth Hinrichs, of Hodges SC, to Ashby Graham Hall, of Augusta GA. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hinrichs of St. Louis MO, and Mrs. Joan Doyle and the late Mr. James Doyle of St. Louis MO. She is a graduate of Clemson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is employed by Self Regional Health Care as a Registered Nurse. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hall, of Ninety Six SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Hall of Greenwood SC, and the late Sheryl Ouzts Hall of Greenwood SC. He is also the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Tumblin, of Greenwood SC and Ms. Frieda Knight, of Greenwood SC. Ashby is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College, where he obtained a diploma in Surgical Technology. He is employed by University Health Care System in Augusta GA, as a Certified Surgical Technician. The wedding is planned for October 27, 2012, at First Baptist Church of Greenwood.

Hali Jordan Harrell, daughter of Lena STEWART and Stanley Scott of the Abram Ouzts Line, and Adam Christopher Winter, son of Lisa MABLE & Ian Winter

Hali Jordan Harrell of Simi Valley CA, and Adam Christopher Winter of Simi Valley CA, were married on August 25, 2012, at The Oasis Farm in Greenwood SC. Pastor David Harrell, father of the bride and Todd Keeler, of Damascus MD, close friend of the bride's family, officiated. Wedding music was presented by Elisha Harrell, brother of the bride, and Jay Phillips, Worship Pastor at New Covenant Church and friend of the family, both guitarists and vocalists and Sarah Morris, friend of the family, violinist, all of Greenwood SC. The bride is the daughter of David and Kim Scott Harrell, of Greenwood SC. She is the granddaughter of Sarah Scott, Stanley and Lena Scott, Mike and Virginia Stewart, and the late Dr. Roy Harrell, all of Greenwood SC. Hali graduated from Greenwood Christian School and is attending Eternity Bible College in Simi Valley CA. The bridegroom is the son of Ian and Lisa Winter of Simi Valley CA. He is the grandson of Harlan and Marilyn Mable of Grand Junction CO.  Adam is attending Moorpark College in Moorpark CA. Maid of Honor was Chancy Mundy of Greenwood SC, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Heidi Harrell of Greenwood SC, sister-in-law of the bride, Kelly Winter of Simi Valley CA, sister of the groom, Madison Peace of New York City, Bethany Cetti of Camarillo CA, Hannah Loker of Simi Valley CA, Sarah Leidenfrost of Los Angeles CA, and Amber Batson of Greenwood SC, all friends of the bride. Flower Girls were Esther Naisang of Duncan SC, and Iye Adaramola of Chicago IL, both friends of the bride. The bride wore a gorgeous vintage lace gown with a sweetheart neckline and laced in the back. The gown was fitted at the waist with a lace overlay accompanied by a long lace train She wore a romantic flower crown made of soft whimsy white flowers with an open back ribbon closure and carried a bouquet of hydrangeas and a plethora of wild flowers with sprigs of babies breath. Best Man was Brian Winter of Simi Valley CA, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Hyatt Harrell, Elisha Harrell and Isaiah Harrell, all of Greenwood SC, and brothers of the bride; Ryan Breland and Mason McFarland, both of Simi Valley CA, and Joshua Hooper of Sorrento FL, all friends of the groom. Ring Bearer was Adoniram Naisang of Duncan SC, friend of the bride's family. Program attendants were Kayla King and Jessica Cox of Greenwood SC., both friends of the bride. Kayla designed the beautiful and very vintage chic wedding programs and invitations. Wedding Planners were Connie Rentz and Annette Huskey, both of Greenwood SC, and friends of the family. Reception was held at New Covenant Church in Greenwood SC, hosted by the bride's parents and Jaime and Maggie Sanchez, dear friends of the family. Rehearsal dinner was held at The Oasis Farm hosted by the groom's family. After a wedding trip to the bride's grandparents' lake house, the couple traveled across country to Simi Valley CA, where they reside.

Lucy Velvet BROWN Moore, daughter of Peggy Iona LAMB and James Franklin (Jimmy) Brown of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line, and Jeremy Len Davis, son of Allison Wooten (Boni) FULLER & Robert Raymond (Bobby) Davis

Moore-Davis – 7/29/2012 - Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy and Peggy Brown of Ninety Six SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Velvet Brown Moore of Hodges SC, to Jeremy Len Davis of Ninety Six SC. The bride is the granddaughter of Broadus "Pat" and Delma Lamb of Troy SC, and the late Jennie R. Brown of Ninety Six. Ms. Moore is an attorney at Watson Law Firm. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby and Boni Davis of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Kenneth and Runell Fuller of Greenwood and the late J. T. and Etheleen Davis of Ninety Six.  Mr. Davis is employed by Greenwood County as a heavy equipment operator.  A wedding is planned for 5 p.m., on August 11, 2012, at Huntington Beach State Park. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. No formal invitation will be sent; however, the couple requests an RSVP from anyone planning to attend.

Brandon Franklin Long, son of Wanda Sharon OUZTS and Michael Coleman (Mike) Long of the Michael Ouzts Line, and Courtney Alice PORTER, daughter of Donna MATTHEWS and Charles Henry Porter

Mr. Charles Porter and Ms. Donna Porter are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Alice Porter to Brandon Franklin Long, son of Mrs. Wanda Long Cromer and the late Mr. Michael "Mike" Long of Ward.  The bride-elect is the g-daughter of Mrs. Daisy Porter and the late Mr. James Porter, and Mr. Waldorf and Mrs. Adeline Matthews all of Saluda. She is a 2004 graduate of Saluda High and 2008 of Lander with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education with certification in Elementary. She will earn a  Master's of Education  from Southern Wesleyan in August. She is employed with Aiken Co. Public Schools at Ridge Spring-Monetta Elementary middle School.  Brandon is the g-son of Mrs. Jessielond and the late Mr. Frank Long of ward. and Mrs. Nellie Ouzts and the late Mr. Harmon Ouzts of Johnston. He is 2006 graduate of Ridge Spring-Monetta High. he is employed by Ryder Truck Rentals as a certified Diesel Mechanic.  The wedding is planned for June 17, 2012 at Gassaway U. M. Church.

Adam Paul Creswell, son of Barbara Jean McCRICKLAND and Terrell Lynn (Terry) Creswell of the John Calvin Ouzts Line, and Jennifer Leigh DIXON, daughter of Mary TURNER and Ronald Thomas (Ronnie) Dixon

Jennifer Leigh Dixon and Adam Paul Creswell, both of Greenwood, announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Dixon and the late Ronald Thomas Dixon "Ronnie." of Greenwood SC. She is the granddaughter of the late Blanche and Joe Dixon of Greenwood SC; and Fate Turner of Simpsonville SC. She graduated from Greenwood High School and Piedmont Technical College and is currently employed by Lakelands Orthopaedic Clinic as a surgical technologist. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Terry and Jean Creswell of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Gladys McCrickard of Greenwood SC, and the late John H. McCrickard; and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Creswell of Greenwood SC. He graduated from Piedmont Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Information Technology and is employed by Lakelands Orthopaedic Clinic as the IT Manager. The wedding is planned for August 11, 2012, at Lowell St. United Methodist Church in Greenwood SC.

Kristen Paige McCARY, daughter of Pamela C. RODGERS and Thomas Randall McCary of the George Ouzts Line, and Brandon Steven White, son of Ms. Pamela WHITE

6/24/2012 - SALUDA - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Randall McCary of Saluda SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Paige McCary of Saluda SC, to Brandon Steven White of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trudell Rodgers of Chappells SC, and the late Mr. and Mrs. H.B. "Preacher" McCary. The bride-elect graduated from Lander University with a BS in Sociology and is currently employed by Beckman Mental Health of Greenwood SC. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Ms. Pamela White of Greenville SC, and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Davis of Newberry SC. He graduated from Lander University with a BS in Political Science; from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy; and is currently employed by the City of Greenwood. A wedding is planned for August 2012, and formal invitations will be sent.

Robert Alston Pettigrew, son of Teresa PAYNE and George Robert Pettigrew of the George Ouzts Line, and Allison Elizabeth GUTHRIE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Marshall Guthrie

ANDERSON — Allison Elizabeth Guthrie and Robert Alston Pettigrew were married on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Anderson with Rev. Paul Frey and Rev Jamie Hammett both officiating. A reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Marshall Guthrie of Anderson. She is the grand daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Fone and Mr. and Mrs. Larry C. Fullbright. Maid of honor was Andrea Lynn Swarner of Seneca SC, a college roommate. Bridesmaids were Amber Elise Pettigrew, of Anderson, sister of the groom; Kelly Nicole Edwards of Charleston SC and Penny Marie Dyar of Clemson SC, both friends of the bride; Lesa Taylor Fullbright of Anderson, cousin of the bride. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Robert Pettigrew of Anderson. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. David Payne and Mrs. Miriam Pettigrew. Best man was George Robert Pettigrew of Anderson, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Gerald Matthew Guthrie, brother of the bride and Adam Christopher Guthrie, twin brother of the bride, both of Anderson. Matthew Kyle Reid and Christopher Michael Scott, both friends of the groom. After a honeymoon to Outer Banks, North Carolina and Washington DC the couple will reside in Anderson SC.

Ellison Ruth POSTON, daughter of Nancy Carol ELLISON, and Kenneth Warren (Kenny) Poston of the George Ouzts Line and Henderson Rowe, son of Karen and Thomas Rowe

Kenny and Nancy Poston, of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellison Poston, to Henderson Rowe, of Fort Mill SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eddie and Dot Dalton, of Greenwood SC and Margaret Poston and the late Marion Poston, of Greenwood SC. She graduated from Lander University with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.  The bridegroom-elect is the son of Thomas Rowe and Karen Rowe of Fort Mill SC. He is the grandson of William and Lib Nines of Rocky Mount NC and Rachel Lovick and the late Mac Lovick of Kinston NC. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture Education and is employed as an Agricultural Education Teacher at Midland Valley High School in Graniteville SC. The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. August 4, 2012.

Leslie Maria DOMINICK, daughter of Anna Marie GARRETT and William Rhett Dominick of the George Ouzts Line, and Clinton Adam Burden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Allan Burden

Mr. and Mrs. William Rhett Dominick announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Marie Dominick to Clinton Adam Burden, all of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Julian E. Garrett Sr. and the late Mrs. Ruby J. Garrett; and the late Dr. and Mrs. James Cecil Dominick, all of Greenwood SC. She is a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University with a Master of Education Degree and is employed as a Special Education Teacher for Greenwood School District. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Allan Burden. He is the grandson of Mrs. Lizzelle Ellis and the late Mr. Bennie Ellis; and the late Bo and Nancy Burden, all of Calhoun Falls SC. He is employed as an Investigator for the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office. The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. July 14, 2012 at Rehoboth United Methodist Church

James Leonard (Tre') Kennemore III, son of Lila Diane TAYLOR and James Leonard (Lenn) Kennemore, Jr. of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line, and Dana Michele SCHULTZ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Michael Schultz

Dana Michele Schultz and James Leonard Kennemore III (Tré), both of Lexington SC, were married at four o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday May 5, 2012 at Greenwood Wesleyan Church in Greenwood SC. Mrs. Lona M. Taylor of Greenwood, the bridegroom's grandmother, officiated the ceremony. Piano wedding music was presented by the bridegroom's aunt, Mrs. Jenny Taylor. Mrs. Shannon M. Craven, of Laurinburg NC presented a reading during the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Michael Schultz of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Sara M. Rhodes and Mr. O.F. "Shorty" Rachels and the late Mrs. Ruby S. Stamps and Mr. Lonnie Schultz. She is a graduate of Lander University with Bachelor Degrees in Biology (2002) and Nursing (2009). She is employed as a Registered Nurse in the Surgical ICU at Lexington Medical Center. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Dianne T. Pickens, of Greenwood and Mr. James L. Kennemore, Junior (Lenn) of Chappells SC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Frank Taylor and the late Mr. Frank Taylor and the late Mr. and Mrs. James L. Kennemore Senior, all of Greenwood. He is a 1999 graduate of Emerald High School and attended Piedmont Technical College. He is employed by Alternative Building Systems of Lexington SC. Matron of Honor was Mrs. Carmen A. Matzke, of Waterloo SC. The Maid of Honor was Miss Tiffaney A. Murphy, of Charleston SC. Bridesmaids were Miss Kristen N. Kennemore, of Greenwood, sister of the bridegroom; Mrs. Shannon M. Craven, of Laurinburg NC; and Miss Mary Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, of Saluda SC. They wore apple-colored satin sleeveless dresses with a fitted, ruched bodice accented by a slim skirt and carried hand-tied bouquets of white tulips. The Flowergirl was Miss Bailey A. Bice, of Greenwood, niece of the bridegroom. Escorted by her father, the bride wore an elegant satin A-line draped bridal gown, featuring an off-the-shoulder bodice with beaded lace detail and a chapel-length train. The two-tiered fingertip-length tulle veil was embellished with beaded edging and enhanced with a raw-edged blusher. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of crisp white tulips wrapped with green ribbon and accented with a white braid adorned with pearls. The Best Man was Mr. Frank L. Taylor, of Ninety Six SC, the groom's uncle. Groomsmen were Mr. Frank L. Taylor Junior, of Ninety Six SC, cousin of the groom; Mr. Kevin M. Schultz, of Greenwood SC, brother of the bride; Mr P. Evan Jones, of Greenville SC; and Mr. Jay B. Timms, of Hodges SC. Ring bearers were Master Cameron M. Schultz and Master Cayden T. Schultz, both of Greenwood and nephews of the bride. The Registry Attendant was Miss Beth Karle and the Program Attendant was Mrs. Kristie Warner, both of Greenwood SC. Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at their home. A special rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom's mother, was held at Howard's on Main. After a Honeymoon Cruise to Key West FL and the Bahamas the couple will make their home in Lexington SC.

Stacy Hamilton Ouzts, son of Mary Ann McALLISTER and Rev. Truman Randolph (Randy) Ouzts of the Jacob Ouzts II Line, and Jodie Brooke SHIRLEY, daughter of Thomas Glenn Shirley

HODGES - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Glenn Shirley of Hodges SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodie Brooke Shirley of Hodges SC to Stacy Hamilton Ouzts of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edna Coburn of Hodges SC; Leon Daniels of Toledo OH; Allen and Mavis Shirley of Hodges SC; and the late Albert Shirley of Hodges SC. She earned an Associate's Degree from Piedmont Technical College and is employed in the Administrative Office of Greenwood School District 50. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Randy and Mary Ann Ouzts of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Lois McAllister of Greenwood SC and the late Graham and Elsie Ouzts of Greenwood SC. He earned an Associate's Degree in Industrial Electronics from Piedmont Technical College and is employed by Velux, Inc. He is also pursuing a Bachelor's Degree from Lighthouse Bible College. The wedding is planned for April 7, 2012 at New Life Pentecostal Holiness Church in Hodges SC. Invitations will be sent.

James Clifton Forrest, son of Pansy Elaine BERRY and Andrew Griffin (Andy) Forrest of the Elizabeth Ouzts Lowery Line, and Breanne Maria DODGEN, daughter of Wanda DICKENSON and Robert Shane Dodgen

2/26/2012 - Shane and Wanda Dodgen of Hodges SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Breanne Maria Dodgen of Hodges, SC to James Clifton Forrest of Saluda SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gwen Dickenson and the late Perry Dickenson and Priscilla Dodgen and the late Sonny Dodgen, all of Greenwood SC. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Pansy Forrest and the late Andy Griffith Forrest of Saluda SC.  He is the grandson of Verna Forrest and the late James Forrest and Marlyn Berry and the late Clifton Berry, all of Saluda SC. The wedding is planned for 3 p.m. April 21, 2012 at The Drummond Center in the Greenwood State Park.

Jared Russell Goff, son of Karen Marie HODGES and Russell Dwayne Goff of the George Ouzts Line, and Casey Michelle EDMUNDS, daughter of Donna Ben ELLENBERG and Michael Kent (Mike) Edmunds

2/12/2012 - Mr. and Mrs. Michael Edmunds of Saluda, SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Michelle Edmunds of Saluda SC to Jared Russell Goff of McCormick SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Edmunds of McCormick SC, Mr. J.P. Cook and the late Mrs. Essie Cook of Greenwood SC and the late B. H. Ellenberg of Saluda SC. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Newberry College with a major in Sociology and a minor in Criminal Justice. She is also a graduate of the SC Criminal Justice Academy and employed as a patrolman with the Newberry Police Department.  The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell D. Goff of McCormick SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Goff, Sr., Ms. Leah Hodges, and the late James W. Hodges, Sr., all of McCormick SC. He earned an Associates Degree in Machine Tool Technology from Piedmont Technical College and is employed as a machinist for Eaton. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. April 28, 2012 at the Drummond Center in Greenwood State Park.

Priscilla Ashley OUZTS, daughter of Wanda MARTIN and William Marshall (Chip) Ouzts, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line, and Robert Evander McNair III, son of Judith GIBBONS and Robert Evander McNair, Jr.

Priscilla Ashley Ouzts, of Florence, South Carolina and Robert Evander McNair III, of Columbia SC were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church of Florence.  The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Doctor Barry Lee Jenkins. The reception followed at the Florence Country Club.  The bride, who was escorted by her father, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Marshall Ouzts, Jr. of Florence. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Roy Lee Martin of Orrum NC, the late Mr. Roy Lee  Martin, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Marshall Ouzts of Lumberton NC.  The groom is the son of Mrs. Robert Evander McNair, Jr. and the late Mr. Robert McNair, Jr. of Columbia. He is the grandson of Mrs. Thomas Alton Gibbons of Turbeville SC, and the late Honorable Thomas Alton Gibbons, and the late former Gov. and Mrs. Robert Evander McNair of Columbia.  Maid of honor was Miss Lacretia Lynn Ouzts, sister of the bride.  Matron of honor was Mrs. Laura Ouzts Howell, also sister of the bride.  Bridesmaids were Miss Kaylynn Leggette, Mrs. Chapell Rainwater, and Mrs. Christin Snipes.  Best man was Mr. Billy McNair, brother of the groom.  Groomsmen were Mr. Ben Lewis, Mr. Dale Scott, Mr. Jon Craig Howell, Jr. and Mr. Brandon Goff.  Flower girls were Miss Anna Coker and Miss Kate Coker, cousins of the groom.  Master William Ellis Howell was the ring bearer, nephew of the bride.  Ushers were Mr. Tyler Leggette and Mr. Brent Martin, cousins of the bride.  Greeter and Registry Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Tyrone Leggette and Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Pearce, Jr. After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Columbia.

Elizabeth Ann JENNINGS, daughter of  Claudia Ann EDWARDS and Gerald Allen (Jerry) Jennings of the George Ouzts Line, and Ryan Patrick Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Martin

11/20/2011- Elizabeth Ann Jennings of Greensboro NC and Ryan Patrick Martin of Clemmons NC were married at four o'clock in the afternoon on November 19, 2011 at Connie Maxwell Baptist Church in Greenwood SC. The Rev. Travis Agnew of Greenwood, SC officiated. Wedding music was presented by pianist and organist Al and Leigh Gambrell of Greenwood, SC and vocalist Jennifer Peace of Columbia SC. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jennings of Greenwood, SC. She is the granddaughter of Sallie W. Rice, the late Edwin Rice and the late William R. Jennings, all of McCormick SC. She is also the granddaughter of the late Pete and Patricia Edwards of Troy SC. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a BS Degree in Pre-professional Studies and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. She is in a first-year practice residency as a Clinical Pharmacist at Moses Cone Hospital. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Martin of Ooltewah TN. He is the grandson of Marye Navratil and the late Martin Navratil of Hollywood FL and the late Chester and Clarice Martin of Rossville GA. He graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Packaging Science and a minor in Business Administration. He is employed as a Packaging Engineer at Newell Rubbermaid. The Matron of Honor was Kelly Candler of Piedmont, SC, friend of the bride. The Maid of Honor was Kate Dublin of Greenwood SC, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Beth Jennings of Simpsonville SC, the bride's sister-in-law; Leize Marie Baschon and Maria Jones, both of Columbia SC and friends of the bride; and Laura Armstrong of Lynchburg VA and Heather Bennett of Greenwood SC, both friends of the bride. Honorary Bridesmaids were Caroline Swiger of Marietta GA; Shelby Salley of Denver CO; and Rebecca Chain of Columbia SC, all friends of the bride. Molly Edwards of Simpsonville SC, cousin of the bride, served as the Flower girl. The bride wore an Italian satin gown of white organza designed by Jasmine with a sweetheart neckline and pleated bodice. The skirt was draped with lace overlay, extending into a scalloped hem, and matched with a lace-edged bridal veil. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of mango calla lilies, orange roses with caspia, purple statice and hypericum berries tied with satin ribbon and crystal accents. The bridesmaids wore knee-length strapless dresses in lapis and carried hand-tied bouquets of orange alstroemeria lilies, mango calla lilies and purple statice accented with caspia. The Best Man was Lee Martin of Ooltewah TN, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Chris Martin of Atlanta GA, brother of the groom; Jason Jennings of Simpsonville SC, brother of the bride; Skye Dillon of Clemmons NC, Robbie Green of Anderson SC, Andrew Greenwell of Chattanooga TN and Matthew Lanford of Spartanburg SC, all friends of the groom. Ty Caffall of Harvest AL and cousin of the groom, served as the Ring bearer.  Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at The Arts Center at the Federal Building. The groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Hunter's Creek. After a wedding trip to Punta Cana in the Dominica Republic, the couple will make their home in Clemmons NC.

Leslie Elizabeth HANCOCK, daughter of  Rita CHASTAIN and James Lewis (Jimmy) Hancock, Jr. of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line, and Danny Lee McCormack, Jr., son of Sandra RUSS and Danny Lee McCormack, Sr.

NINETY SIX - Leslie Elizabeth Hancock and Danny Lee McCormack, Jr., both of Greenwood SC, were married at two o'clock in the afternoon on November 12, 2011 at the Ninety Six Church of God in Ninety Six SC. The Reverends Dennis Barden and Ronald Chavis, both of Ninety Six, officiated the ceremony. Wedding music was presented by pianist Denise Chavis of Ninety Six and Kami Sinclair Turner of Greenville SC. The bride is the daughter of Rita Chastain Hancock of Greenwood and the late James L. (Jimmy) Hancock Jr. She is the granddaughter of Curtis and Edna Chastain of Greenwood; the late Marvin and Loretta Ouzts Hancock Mattison; and the late James Hancock, Sr. She is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College with a Medical Receptionist Certificate. She is employed as an Appointment Coordinator for Lakelands Orthopaedic Clinic. The bridegroom is the son of Danny and Sandra McCormack of Barnwell SC. He is the grandson of the late Jesse and Modjeska McCormack and the late Earl and Margaret Russ. He is a 2006 graduate of Lander University with a BS in Business Administration. He is employed as the General Manager of Zaxby's in Greenwood. The Maid of Honor was Meg McCormack of Barnwell, sister of the groom. The bride wore a strapless satin dress highlighted by a beautifully detailed beaded bodice that extended to a full skirt and Chapel-length train. The bride's head was adorned with an elegant, white flower-clipped headpiece, and she carried a bridal bouquet consisting of daisies and fall-colored mums hand-tied with green ribbon. The Best Man was Danny Lee McCormack, Sr. of Barnwell, father of the groom. Ushers were Andrew McGinnis of Aiken SC, friend of the groom and Adam Creswell of Greenwood, friend of the bride. Laurie Patterson of Ninety Six, cousin of the bride, served as the Registry Attendant.  Following the ceremony, the mother and aunts of the bride hosted a reception in the Ninety Six Church of God Family Life Center. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents and was also held at the Ninety Six Church of God Family Life Center. The couple enjoyed a wedding trip to Pigeon Forge TN and have made their home in Greenwood.

Jason Marshall Hall, son of Graham Sherryl OUZTS of the Jacob Ouzts II Line, and James Carroll (Jimmie) Hall, and Kayla Suzanne MORROW, daughter of Susan (Susie) SCOTT and Andy Morrow

12/25/2011 - Kayla Suzanne Morrow and Jason Marshall Hall, both of Greenwood SC, were united in marriage on October 15, 2011 at Burt-Stark Mansion in Abbeville SC. The Reverend Dr. Leon Thompson, grandfather of the bride, officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of John and Susan Thompson of Greenwood and Andy and Suzie Morrow of Ninety Six SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Betty Scott and the late Harvey Scott of Greenwood; Ms. Gail Pryor of Greenwood; Mr. Jimmy Morrow of Anderson SC; Dr. and Mrs. Leon Thompson of Abbeville; and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Haynes of Ninety Six. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology and is pursuing a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources Management. She is employed by Laurens County Health Care System as the Human Resources Specialist. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Hall of Greenwood and the late Mrs. Sherryl Hall of Greenwood. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Graham Ouzts of Greenwood and the late Mr. and Mrs. Buster Hall of Abbeville. He is a graduate of Limestone College with an Associate of Science in Business. He is employed by Velux Greenwood as the Senior Quality Assurance Technician. The bride was escorted by her father, Andy Morrow, and was given in marriage by her parents. Maid of Honor was Davis Wingard, friend of the bride, of Lexington SC. Matron of Honor was Amber Hoffer, friend of the bride, of Ware Shoals SC. Junior bridesmaid was Taylin Hall, daughter of the groom, of Greenwood. The bride wore a strapless, white lace fit-and-flare gown featuring a satin waistband accented with sparkling crystal beading. She wore a bubble veil and carried a hand-tied bouquet of white hydrangeas and white roses. The best men were Mac Barton, friend of the groom, of Greenwood and Tommy Blackmon, friend of the groom, of Greenwood. Junior groomsman was Noah Hall, son of the groom, of Greenwood. Attendants were Morgan Chalmers, Paige Chalmers, Jenna Morrow and Jessica Morrow, all of Greenwood and cousins of the bride. Music for the ceremony was provided by guitarist Justin Hall, nephew of the groom, of Greenwood Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception on the grounds of the Burt-Stark Mansion. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, was held at Maria's Mexican Restaurant in Abbeville. After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple have made their home in Greenwood.

Kristen Nicole GRIFFITH, daughter of  Ann and Steve Griffith and Larry Brian Mobley, son of Shirley SILVERS, and Larry L. Mobley of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line

9/25/2011 - Griffith-Mobley - Ms. Ann Griffith of Simpsonville and Mr. Steve Griffith of Ware Shoals announce the engagement of their daughter, Kirsten Nicole Griffith, to Larry Brian Mobley, both of Greenwood. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Griffith (Mary Ellen) and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bub Vinson (Adenia). She graduated from Lander University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She is now pursuing a Master's in Educational Leadership with Clemson University. She is employed by Greenwood District  51 as a 6th grade elementary school teacher and also serves as the Ware Shoals Hornet Varsity and JV Softball Coach. The bridegroom elect is the son of Mrs. Shirley Mobley of Greenwood and the late Larry Mobley.  He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mobley (Frances) and the late Mr. and Mrs. Porter Silvers (Lavada).  He is the proud father of Malorie J. Mobley. He is a graduate of Dorman High School and is employed by Atlas-Copco LLC as a service engineer in the East Region. A private wedding ceremony is planned for November 19, 2011 at Edisto Beach, SC. Invitations will be mailed soon.

Brittany Jene FLOWE, daughter of Rhonda Denise WOOD of the Daniel Ouzts Line and Randolph Gene (Randy) Flowe, and Captain Matthew Bryan Reese, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Michael Reese

It is with great joy that Mr. and Mrs. Randolphe Gene Flowe of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Jene, to Captain Matthew Bryan Reese, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Michael Reese of Easley SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dot Wood and the late Mr. James Alton Wood of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gene Flowe of Ninety Six SC; and the late Ms. Jane Buse of Waynesville NC. She is a 2007 summa cum laude graduate of Presbyterian College and a 2010 cum laude graduate of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. She is a former staff attorney with the Bibb County Superior Court in Macon GA and will be joining the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP in Atlanta GA this fall. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Roy Ashley, Jr. of Greenville SC and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lee Reese of Travelers Rest SC. He is a 2007 graduate of Presbyterian College and is serving in the US Army. He recently returned from a deployment to Iraq with the Third Infantry Division and is stationed at Fort Stewart GA. The wedding is planned for November 5, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood SC.

Leslie Hope FOX, daughter of  Kathy Dale BUTLER and Glendon (Glenn) Fox of the George Ouzts Line, and David Barton Hanna, son of Myrna Jay FERGUSON and Kenneth Hanna

10/10/2011 - Fox-Hanna - Leslie Hope Fox of Greenwood SC and David Barton Hanna of McCormick SC were married at 3:30 p.m., October 8, 2011 at Rock Presbyterian Church in Greenwood. The Rev. Jerry Catoe of Greenwood, SC officiated. Wedding music was presented by pianist Kelly Hammond of Greenwood.  The bride is the daughter of Glenn Fox of Ninety Six and Kathy Butler of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Ronnie and Brenda Butler of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management and is employed as the office manager at Solaris Hospice. The bridegroom is the son of Kenneth and Myrna Jay Hanna of McCormick He is the grandson of the late Barton Wayne Ferguson and Nancy Rowan Ferguson of Charleston SC and the late George Mannheim Hanna Sr. and Miriam Elizabeth Workman-Hanna of Cross Hill. He attended Lander University and is employed in the Welding Training Program at B.F. Shaw Industries. Maids of Honor were Lindsey Fox, sister of the bride and Jennifer Smith, friend of the bride, both of Greenwood. The bridesmaid was Kasey Uldrick of Greenwood, friend of the bride. Ella Kate Carter of Easley SC, friend of the bride, served as the flower girl. The bride wore a breathtakingly beautiful fit and flare gown that was both stylish and sophisticated. The satin ivory dress was highlighted with a sweetheart neckline and an empire waist featuring delicate beading. The bow detail, bubble hem, and chapel-length train added a modern but traditional touch. She wore an old-Hollywood vintage glamour blusher featuring an ivory rose, feathers and delicate beading. The bride carried a bouquet hand-tied with an ivory satin ribbon consisting of green hydrangeas, purple ranunculus and burgundy tiger lilies; green and purple berries also added a touch of autumn. The Best Man was Jamie Brown of Greenwood, SC, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Steven Cathcart and Austin Lander, both of Greenwood and friends of the groom. Carter Jones of Easley and friend of the bride served as the ring bearer. Registry attendants were Sandi Amyx and Virginia Glick, both of Greenwood and friends of the bride. The rehearsal dinner was held at ReaLife Ministries. After the ceremony, a reception was celebrated at The Arts Center. After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg TN, the couple will live in Greenwood.

Jennifer HILL, daughter of  Kimberly (Kim) COLLINS and Daniel (Danny) Hill of the Henry Ouzts Line, and Benjamin Allen Adams, son of Nina GENTRY and Russell Wayne Adams

10/9/2011 - Adams-Hill - Jennifer Hill of Greenwood, SC and Benjamin Adams of Greenwood SC were married on October 8, 2011 at The Drummond Center in Ninety Six SC. The Reverend Terry Carpenter of Ninety Six SC officiated. Wedding music was provided by Cynthia Adams, aunt of the groom.  The bride is the daughter of Danny Hill of Greenwood SC and Kimberly Bradberry of Ninety Six SC. She is the granddaughter of Wayne and Evelyn Collins of Ninety Six SC, and the late Jake and Lillian Hill of Ninety Six SC. She is employed at Piedmont Health Group, LLC. The bridegroom is the son of Rusty and Nina Adams of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Joe and Loretta Gentry of Ninety Six SC; Ruby Adams and the late John Adams of Greenwood SC. He graduated from North Greenville University and Piedmont Technical College. He is employed with Parrish Home Medical. Britney B. Blair of Ninety Six SC, friend of the bride, served as the matron of honor.  Bridesmaids were Kassie B. Hall of Greenwood SC, friend of the bride; Susan A. Arias of Greenwood SC, cousin of the groom; Brandy Collins of Charleston SC, cousin of the bride; and Katie Collins of Charleston SC, cousin of the bride. The flower girl was Annabelle Arias of Greenwood SC, cousin of the groom. The bride wore a strapless lace fit-and-flare gown with an organza and pearl waistband. She wore a flower-clip headpiece and carried a bouquet of sunflowers, orange roses and green button pom flowers. The Best Man was Rusty Adams of Greenwood SC, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Blake Miller of Savannah GA, friend of the groom; Samuel Madden of Greenwood SC, friend of the groom; BJ Williams of Charlotte NC, friend of the groom; and Tony Arias of Greenwood SC, cousin of the groom. Kameron Blair, friend of the bride, served as ring bearer. Attendants were Alyssa Calhoun, Payten Calhoun, and Taylor Hilley, all of Ninety Six SC and cousins of the bride.  Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at the Drummond Center. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, was held at the Drummond Center. After a wedding trip to Orlando FL, the couple will live in Greenwood SC.

Courtney CHRISTIAN, daughter of Rebecca (Becky) DICKEY and William Donald Christian, Jr. of the Elizabeth Ouzts Lowery Line, and Timothy Ginn, son of and Teresa and Thomas Ginn

8/14/2011 - Christian-Ginn Mr. Donald Christian of Greenwood SC and Mrs. Becky Christian of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Christian to Timothy Ginn, both of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dwight and Alice Jo Dickey of Greenwood SC; Shirley Christian and the late William D. Christian Sr. of Greenwood SC; and Bob and Toni Brownlee of Greenville SC. She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She is employed as a Registered Nurse on the Progressive Care Unit at Self Regional Healthcare. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Ms. Teresa Wilson of Greenwood, SC and Mr. Thomas Ginn of Cross Hill SC. He is the grandson of Marvin and Elizabeth Sumerel of Greenwood, SC; Pamela Hall of Greenwood SC; and Wayne Ginn of Greenwood SC. He is employed by the City of Greenwood. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. September 17, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood SC.

Christina Alice CALLISON, daughter of Janie Louise HUMPHREYS and George Preston Callison, Jr. of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line, and Dr. Dennis John Kubinski, son of and Gerri RANEY and Dr. Andrew Mark Kubinski

11/27/2011- SULLIVAN'S ISLAND - Christina Alice Callison and Dennis John Kubinski were married on September 10, 2011. The day and hour were beautiful along the Charleston Harbor with the sun setting on one horizon and the moon rising on another. The two were pronounced husband and wife surrounded by their family and close friends. The waterfront ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Don Flowers of Charleston SC. Ceremony music selections were performed by the Charleston Virtuosi String Trio. The bride is the daughter of Mr. George Preston Callison, Jr. and Ms. Jane Humphreys Callison, both of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Preston Callison, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walter Humphreys, all of Greenwood. She is a graduate of the Honors College at the College of Charleston and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Psychology. The groom is the son of Dr. Andrew Mark Kubinski of San Luis Obispo CA, and Ms. Gerri Raney Kubinski of Sun Lakes AZ. He is the grandson of the late Drs. Zbigniew and Halina Kubinski of Warsaw, Poland; the late Mrs. Yvonne Kubinski of Alexandria, Egypt; and Mrs. Junice Raney and the late Mr. Dennis Raney of Spokane WA. A graduate of the University of California at San Diego, he received the degree of M.D. from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his residency in urologic surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He practices with Charleston Urology Associates in Charleston SC. The bride's father walked her down the aisle and her mother, escorted down the aisle by the bride's brother, George Preston Callison III, joined them at the altar. At the bride's side were her two sisters, Cathleen Mae Callison and Caroline Jane Callison, as Maids of Honor to their sister. Luke Hudson Lappen and Linh Duy Doan, two of the bride's closest friends, served as her Men of Honor. The bride's other love of her life, her chocolate lab Hershey Bear, also stood by her side. At the groom's side was his brother, Timothy Mark Kubinski, as Best Man. His father, Andrew Mark Kubinski, along with close friends Brian Colwell Jensen, William Tracy Durham, and Lester Stuart Borden, Jr., stood as his Groomsmen. The groom's sister, Melia Kubinski, his niece Chase Kubinski, and the couple's neighbors Lilly and Laci Conley were flower girls. The groom's brother, Kalil Kubinski and nephew Tanyon Kubinski were ring bearers.  The bride wore a custom-designed gown featuring a corseted bodice with a sheer V-shaped back that cascaded into layers of sheer white silk chiffon. The fitted silhouette was of silk charmeuse and the sheer silk skirt puddled into a flowing train accented with South African lace beading along the hem. The gown was adorned with delicately hand-created champagne silk chiffon flowers and petals embellished with seed pearls and gold threading. The bride and her close friend, Charleston-based designer Lucinda Robinson, created the original couture Lucinda Eden gown. In lieu of a veil, the bride wore a halo of twisted grapevine woven with freshwater pearls and tiny white feathers. The bride and her sisters carried single variegated hydrangea blooms from the treasured hydrangea shrub of their late Grandmother Humphreys ("Nanny"). A reception followed the ceremony in the same enchanting spot overlooking the Charleston Harbor and as some guests played cornhole and bocci, others danced under the moon and stars. A rehearsal dinner was held the evening before at the historic American Theater on King Street in downtown Charleston. After a honeymoon in Paris and Deauville, France, the couple returned home to Sullivan's Island SC.

Joshua Scott Rush, son of Jeanne Caroline CRESWELL and Jeffrey Scott (Jeff) Rush of the Elizabeth Ouzts Lowery Line, and Amy Elizabeth MARIALKE, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Marialke

8/14/2011 - Marialke-Rush  CHARLESTON - Mr. and Mrs. David Marialke of Summerville SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Amy Elizabeth Marialke of Charleston SC, to Mr. Joshua Scott Rush of Charleston SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Richard Cutler of Ann Arbor MI, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Marialke of Saginaw MI. She is a graduate of Marian High School in Bloomfield Hills MI, Point Park University in Pittsburgh PA and the Medical University of South Carolina's College of Nursing in Charleston SC. She is employed as a pediatric nurse with the Medical University of South Carolina. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Rush of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Creswell, Sr. of Bradley SC and Mrs. Faye Rush of Greenwood SC. He is a graduate of Emerald High School and Clemson University and is employed with Briggs Industries. The couple will wed at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2011 in a sunset ceremony on the banks of the Ashley River at Magnolia Plantation in Charleston.

Mark Allen McDowell, son of Grace Delilah ELLIS and William Talbert (Billy) McDowell of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line, and Rebecca Erin RUCKER, daughter of Cynthia McCLELLAN and Michael (Mike) Rucker

8/14/2011- Cynthia McClellan and Eric Senn of Irmo SC and Mike and Patti Rucker of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Erin Rucker of Greenwood SC to Mark Allen McDowell of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joseph and Betty Rucker of Greenwood SC and Jack and Harvaline McClellan of Honea Path SC. She is a graduate of Belton-Honea Path High School and is employed by Self Regional Healthcare. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Billy and Delilah McDowell of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of the late Bernice McDowell Brown of Greenwood SC; the late Allen McDowell of Greenwood SC; and the late Dora Lee of Fayetteville NC. He is a graduate of Greenwood High School and is employed by Capsugel. The wedding will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on September 29, 2012 at The Hill House in Abbeville SC.

Jason Howard Corley, son of Nancy Denise BOYTER and William Howard Corley of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Christine Amery PATTON, daughter of Susan VANVLECK and Richard Morris Patton

7/24/2011 - Patton-Corley ATLANTA - Mrs. Susan VanVleck Patton and  Mr. Richard Morris Patton of Atlanta GA, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Amery Patton, to Jason Howard Corley, son of Mrs. Nancy Boyter Corley and Mr. William Howard Corley of Greenwood SC.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James VanVleck of Jacksonville FL and Mrs. Mary Morris Patton and the late Mr. Elbert Earl  Patton of Atlanta GA.  She graduated from Taft School in Waterbury CT and is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta GA with a master's degree in nursing. She is employed by the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston SC. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Margaret Hinton Corley and the late Mr. Arthur Ferrel Corley of Greenwood SC and the late Mrs. Shirley Sams Johnson and late Mr. Frank Watson Boyter also of Greenwood SC.  He graduated from Greenwood High School and is a graduate of Clemson University in Clemson, SC with a bachelor's degree in  sport management.  The groom is employed by Captain's Choice Yacht Management in Charleston SC.  An August 2011 wedding is planned in Atlanta GA.

Priscilla Ashley OUZTS, daughter of Wanda MARTIN and William Marshall (Chip) Ouzts, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line and Robert Evander McNair III, son of Judith GIBBONS and Robert Evander McNair, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. William Marshall Ouzts Jr. of Florence are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Priscilla Ashley Ouzts to Robert Evander McNair III of Columbia. He is the son of Mrs. Judith Gibbons McNair and the late Mr. Robert Evander McNair Jr. of Columbia. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Roy Lee Martin, the late Mr. Roy Lee Martin, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Marshall Ouzts, all of Lumberton, N.C. She is a graduate of Francis Marion University and is employed by Wilbert Vault Company. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Evelyn Haselden Gibbons and the late Honorable Thomas Alton Gibbons of Turbeville, and the late former Gov. and Mrs. Robert Evander McNair of Columbia. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, the University of South Carolina School of Law and the University of South Carolina - The Moore School of Business. He is employed by The Attorney General's Office. The wedding is planned for November 19, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church in Florence.

Kristen Marbrey BOYCE, daughter of Shirley Ruth LaGRONE and Cheves Ligon Boyce of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line and William Keith Jernigan, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Keith Jernigan, Sr.

Kristen Marbrey Boyce and William Keith Jernigan, Junior, both of Raleigh NC, were united in marriage on Saturday, April 30, at the First Baptist Church in Greenwood. Dr. Kenneth Lister officiated at the five o'clock ceremony. Wedding music was provided by the Anderson String Quartet. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cheves Ligon Boyce of Greenwood and was presented at the 2005 Danse de Noel Assembly. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jesse Allee Boyce and the late Mr. Boyce, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Alonzo LaGrone, all of Greenwood. She is a 2008 graduate of the School of Business at Clemson University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Management. She is employed as an accounting and compliance analyst by Trust Atlantic Bank in Raleigh. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Keith Jernigan, Sr., of Grandy NC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Calvin Coolidge Pearce of Murfreesboro NC and the late Mr. Pearce, and Mrs. Jack Elwood Jernigan of Kitty Hawk NC, and the late Mr. Jernigan. He is a 2008 graduate of the School of Engineering at North Carolina State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He is employed by Greenhorne and O'Mara as a water resources engineer in Raleigh. Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Meredith Boyce Moore of Greenville. Bridesmaids were Laura Michelle Coggins of Charleston, Leigh White Long of Greenville, Katherine Sanders Merritt of Atlanta, Sierra Marie Rice of Charlotte, Georganne Sanders of Raleigh, and Jocelyn Marie Zybert of Boxford MA. Honorary attendants were Shannon Boyce Dover of Kansas City, Amy Boyce Tolbert of Clemmons NC, and Lindsey Marie Schiefer of Raleigh. The bride wore an ivory Paris-style gown from Priscilla of Boston. The sweetheart bodice of the strapless fit to flare silk crepe de chine gown was decorated with strips of fabric that swirled into a Parisian rose. Cascading ruffles of tulle and organza flowed from the back of the skirt to create the chapel-length train. The finger-tip ivory tulle veil worn by the bride and bouquet of yellow roses and white lilies completed the simple elegance of the contemporary formal gown. William Keith Jernigan, Sr., the groom's father, served as best man. Groomsmen were the groom's brother, Jonathan Edward Jernigan, Carlton Bowers, Kevin Matthew Echols, and Jonathan Michael Whittington all of Raleigh, Samuel McGinnis of Kings Mountain, and Jason Carl Dennis of Poplar Branch NC. The bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Boyce, hosted a reception at the Greenwood Country Club. After a wedding trip to Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas, the couple will reside in Raleigh NC.

Lauren Elizabeth BOWERS, daughter of Peggy Sue ADDY and William Anthony (Tony) Bowers of the Henry Ouzts Line and James Merritt (Jimmy) Foushee, son of Carol NEAL and James Merritt (Jim) Foushee, Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. William Anthony Bowers of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Bowers to James Merritt Foushee, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James Merritt Foushee, Sr. of Columbia SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Samuel Bowers of Greenwood SC, Mr. Felix Carl Addy and the late Mrs. Joyce Leopard Addy of Saluda SC. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Mrs. Myrtle Parkman Ouzts. She graduated from Lander University and is currently employed by Greenwood Urological. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Ms. Isabell Lewis Foushee and the late Mr. L. M. Foushee of Carolina Beach NC and the late Mr. Samuel Fulton Neal and Mrs. Elaine Harrison Neal Lindsay of Fayetteville NC. He graduated from The Citadel and is employed by the U.S. Government. He currently resides in Chicago IL. The wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. July 16, 2011 at The Citadel's Summerall Chapel in Charleston SC. Formal invitations will be sent.

Miranda Leigh MAFFETT, daughter of Michael Kinard (Kin) Maffett, Jr. of the Elizabeth Ouzts Lowery Line and Christopher Levi Simmons, son of James Mark Simmons

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kinard Maffett of Greenwood SC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Miranda Leigh Maffett of Greenwood SC to Mr. Christopher Levi Simmons of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Annie Cole and the late Mr. Eugene Cole of Greenwood SC and the late Mr. and Mrs. Kinard Maffett of Greenwood SC. She attended Piedmont Technical College and is employed by Grand Harbor Golf and Yacht Club as an Administrative Assistant. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mark Simmons of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gaillard C. Simmons of Anderson SC and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stephen Floyd of Greenwood SC. He is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and Software Development with a minor in Electronic Arts. He is employed by Capsugel in the Business Technology Department. A summer wedding is planned. Formal invitations have been sent.

Robert Earle (Rett) Templeton III, son of Robin Reed CONLEY and Robert Earle Templeton, Jr. of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line and Ashley Leigh LATHAM, daughter of Lisa CLEM and Terry Lee Latham

March 27, 2011 Latham-Templeton - Mr. and Mrs. Terry Lee Latham of Greenwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Leigh Latham of Greenwood S.C. to Robert Earle Templeton, III (Rett) of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Bobbie Boyd Clem of Greenwood, the late Mr. Russel Truman Clem, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Telford Latham of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and is pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. The groom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earle Templeton, Jr. of Greenwood. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Edward Conley of Greenwood and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earle Templeton of Greenwood. He will graduate from Clemson University this spring with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering. The wedding is planned for May 14, 2011, at South Main Street Baptist Church in Greenwood.

Jamey Elizabeth WITT, daughter of Benzie Carol DEAL of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line and James Hebreth Witt, and Timothy James Thomas, son of Reverend and Mrs. James Franklin Thomas

Mr. and Mrs. James Hebreth Witt of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamey Elizabeth Witt of Greenwood SC to Timothy James Thomas of Greenwood, SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. James Theodore Mabrey of Greenwood SC, the late Mary Kinney Mabrey of Greenwood SC and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Lee Witt of Greenwood SC. She graduated from Lander University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and is employed as a teacher for Noah's Ark Preschool. The bridegroom-elect is the son of the Reverend and Mrs. James Franklin Thomas of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Thomas of Spartanburg SC and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wickley Moore of Spartanburg SC. He graduated from Lander University with a degree in Business Marketing and Management and is employed with FujiFilm. The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. June 25, 2011 at Harris Baptist Church in Greenwood SC. Formal invitations will be sent.

Leanna Watkins WILLIS, daughter of Barbara Elizabeth WATKINS and John G. (Johnny) Willis, step family of the George Ouzts Line and Steven Bishop Owings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Owings

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Willis of Saluda announce the engagement of their daughter, Leanna Watkins Willis of Saluda to Steven Bishop Owings of Greenwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Owings of Greenwood. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Myrna Watkins of Saluda and the late Mr. Jimmy Watkins, Ms. Mazelle Keisler, and Mr. Jesse Willis. She is a graduate of Anderson University and a student in the University of South Carolina-Upstate School of Nursing. The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Quist of Greenwood, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Owings of Belton, Mrs. Elizabeth Bishop of Ware Shoals and the late Mr. Everett Bishop. He is employed by the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office. The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. May 21, 2011 at Good Hope Baptist Church in Saluda.

Lili Kate CLARK, daughter of Paula Kate McCUTCHEON and Curtis Glenn Clark of the Peter Ouzts II Line and Matthew Dorn Womack, son of Linda Gail BYRD and Neal Wright Womack of the Jacob Ouzts II Line

Lili Kate Clark of Greenwood and Matthew Dorn Womack of Ninety Six were married at 4 p.m. December 11, 2010 at Woodfields Baptist Church in Greenwood. The Rev. Charles Sprouse of Greenwood officiated. Wedding music was presented by pianist Mrs. Cynthia Adams, organist Mr. Heyward Kidd, saxophonist Mr. Steven Galloway and vocalists Mr. Marcus Vickers and Miss Jessica Pileggi, all of Greenwood. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis G. Clark of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jorene McCutcheon of Greenwood and the late Mr. Ernest T. McCutcheon. She is also the granddaughter of Mr. Glenn L. Clark of Columbia and the late Mrs. Earline Clark. She is a senior at Lander University, majoring in Business Administration and is employed by attorney Curtis G. Clark in Greenwood. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Womack of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Mr. Robert Womack of Ninety Six and the late Sylvia H. Womack. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Byrd of Harrimon TN. He is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College, with an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice and is employed by the South Carolina State Parks and Recreation Department. Miss Mary Katherine Clark of Greenwood, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were: Ms. Katie Jo Green and Miss Fran McCutcheon, both of Greenwood and cousins of the bride; Miss Ashley Miller, Miss Jessica Pileggi and Mrs. Melissa Martin, all of Greenwood and friends of the bride; and Miss Christina Greene of Boiling Springs, friend of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Blair McCutcheon of Greenwood and Miss Kelsey Green of Greenville, both cousins of the bride. Flower girls were Miss Kaitlin Green of Greenwood, cousin of the bride; Miss Kelly Ann Clark of West Columbia, cousin of the bride; and Miss Taylor Clark of Greenwood, niece of the bride. The bride wore an Oleg Cassini candlelight gown made of French tulle with a sweetheart neckline and empire bodice that ruched together. The waist was adorned with embroidered Swarovski crystals and pearls outlining three elegant flowers. The skirt was of French tulle with a brush train. She wore her mother's candlelight cathedral-length veil, which was also made of French tulle and edged with antique lace. She carried a bouquet of red roses and white alstroemeria wrapped with ivory satin ribbon and adorned with her grandmother's golden brooch. Mr. Neal Womack of Ninety Six, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Wesley Patterson and Mr. Fitz Sprowl, both of Greenwood and friends of the groom; Mr. Daniel Clark and Mr. Matthew Clark, both of Greenwood and brothers of the bride; Mr. David Womack of Ninety Six, brother of the groom; Mr. Aaron Smith of Ninety Six, cousin of the groom; and Mr. Brent Akers of Ninety Six, friend of the groom. Mr. Bradley Robinson of Florence, friend of the groom, and Mr. Jonathan Goff of Ninety Six, cousin of the groom, served as ushers. Ringbearer was Master Blanton Akers of Ninety Six, friend of the groom. Miss Carla Galphin of Ninety Six, friend of the bride, was the register attendant. Program attendants were Miss Kaitlin Rexrode and Miss Kristen Smith, both of Ninety Six and friends of the bride. After the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis G. Clark, the bride's parents, hosted a reception at the Greenwood Federal Building. Following a Caribbean cruise wedding trip, the couple will make their home in Anderson.

Heather Ann BYINGTON, daughter of Kevin C. Byington, and Edward Grady Burton, son of Miriam Frances (Mim) OLIVER of the George Ouzts Line and Dr. Olin Marion Burton

Heather Ann Byington and Edward Grady Burton were married by Rev. Tim Ellenberg on Dec. 4, 2010 at Rice Memorial Baptist Church in Greenwood SC. Immediately following the wedding, a reception was held at Sundance Galleries. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Byington of Greenwood SC. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hill of Anderson SC; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Byington of Mauldin, SC; and Ms. Marjorie Byington of Greenwood, SC. She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Management and North Greenville University with a Master's Degree in Business Administration. She is the Executive Director at Westside Living Center in Greenville. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. O. Marion Burton of Columbia SC and Mrs. Miriam Burton of Abbeville SC. He is the grandson of Mrs. Anne Oliver of Abbeville SC. He is a graduate of Limestone College and is the Administrator at Laurel Baye Healthcare of Greenville. Mrs. Shannon Byington Hoyt, sister of the bride served as Matron of Honor. Mrs. Shannon Peele Farthing, friend of the bride, was the bridesmaid. Flower girl was Miss Katie Farthing. Ms. Whitney Lane DeWhit, friend of bride, was the program attendant. The groom's best man was Dr. O. Marion Burton, father of the groom. Mr. Daniel Burton, brother of the groom, was the groomsman. Ushers were Mr. Brandon Simpson, friend of groom and Mr. Robert Hoyt III, brother-in-law of bride. Master Reid Burton, nephew of the groom, was the ring bearer. After a honeymoon, the couple will live in Greer SC.

Jacqueline Katie OUZTS, daughter of Mary Adonnis BURTON and Eugene Coster (Gene) Ouzts of the Henry Ouzts Line and Payne Brandan Guerry, son of Sheila and Kenneth Guerry

Ouzts-Guerry - Jacquelyn Katie Ouzts of Greenwood and Payne Brandan Guerry of Starr were married at 11 a.m. October 23, 2010 at Callie Self Baptist Church in Greenwood. The Rev. David Dority officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Eugene and Adonnis Ouzts of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Gerald and Jackie Burton of Greenwood; Grace Ouzts and the late Hoyt Ouzts of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Anderson University and employed by Self Regional Healthcare as a Medical Technologist II. The bridegroom is the son of Kenneth and Sheila Guerry of Anderson. He is a graduate of Anderson University.  Skylar Inman of Greenwood, friend of the bride, served as the maid of honor. The bride wore an ivory strapless gown with silver beads and rhinestones forming a design of leaves and flowers across the bodice that extended from the front to the back. She wore a waist-length veil of ivory tulle with silver beading along the edge. She carried a handmade bouquet of ruby and creme beaded roses. Timothy Guerry of Anderson, brother of the groom, served as best man.  Ushers were Adam and David Ouzts of Greenwood, brothers of the bride; and Corey Smith and Garrett McCullough, both of Anderson and friends of the groom.  After enjoying their wedding trip to Tennessee, the couple now reside in Greenwood.

Kathryn Victoria DODGEN, daughter of Gloria Kathryn PARKMAN and Hilton Lafayette (Hilty) Dodgen, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line and William Timmerman Wall, Jr., son of June Elizabeth DOOLITTLE and William Timmerman (Billy) Wall, Sr. of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line

BATESBURG - Kathryn Victoria Dodgen of Greenwood and William Timmerman Wall, Jr. of Saluda were married at six o' clock in the evening on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at The Chapel in the Woods in Batesburg. Rev. Johnson Griffith Dorn of Saluda officiated. Wedding music was presented by pianists Mr. Daniel Patterson and Mrs. Deborah Camp of Saluda. Vocalists included Ms. Kinsli Parkman of Greenwood, and Mr. Eric Butler of Ware Shoals, both cousins of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hilton L. Dodgen, Jr. and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hilton L. Dodgen Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. William I. "Bo" Parkman, all of Greenwood. She is a 2008 graduate of Piedmont Technical College where she majored in Business Administration and Accounting. She is employed by Saluda County and Hilton L. Dodgen Auction and Realty. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Timmerman Wall, Sr. and the grandson of Mrs. Blandena Wall and the late Mr. Walter Virgil Wall, Sr.; and Mrs. Ann Doolittle and the late Mr. Cleveland W. Doolittle. He is a graduate of Lander University where he majored in Sociology and Criminal Justice. He is employed by Amick Farms as an independent grower. Miss Lezlie Alexandria Dodgen of Greenwood, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Mrs. Melanie Price Darley of Greenwood, cousin of the bride, was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids from Greenwood were Ms. Courtney Dodgen, cousin of the bride; Ms. Kristen Warner and Mrs. Stacey Mabrey, friends of the bride. Bridesmaids from Saluda were Mrs. Amanda Massey, Ms. Breanna Patterson, Mrs. Gina Rogers, and Mrs. Misty Rowe, all friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Dakota Marie Bradham, friend of the couple, and Miss Ryleigh Elizabeth West, niece of the groom, both of Saluda and Morgan Kelley Rogers, cousin of the bride, of Greenwood. Miss MyKenzi Taylor Rogers, friend of the couple, was the flower girl. Mr. William T. Wall Sr., of Saluda, father of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Mr. John Darley, friend of the couple, of Greenwood; Mr. Brooks Robinson, of Turbierville, Mr. Travis Glover, Mr. Jerry Rogers, Mr. Johnathon Rowe, Mr. Michael Rowe, Mr. Glenn Shealy, all friends of the groom from Saluda and Mr. R.J. West, nephew of the groom, of Saluda. Master Sidney Andrew Shaw, friend of the couple, was the ring bearer. The greeters were Mr. Thomas Henry "Harry" Metts III and Mrs. Linda Gayle Dykes, friends of bride; Mr. and Mrs. W.V. "Virgil" Wall, Jr., aunt and uncle of the groom, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger E. West, sister and brother-in-law of the groom. The guestbook attendant was Miss Audra Elizabeth DeLoach, friend of the bride, of Greenwood. The program attendants were Miss Hope LeAnne DeLoach and Miss Joy Kathleen DeLoach, both friends of the bride, of Greenwood. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Bryan of Photos By JKay were the photographers and the videographer was Mr. Footsie Rice of "Rice Video Productions". Ms. Lauren Black was the florist. The wedding directors were Mrs. Gail Hawkins Black and Mrs. Meredith Reames Crawford both of Saluda. The bride's dress was an elegant gown of ivory taffeta. The side-draped rouched bodice featured hand-beaded appliqué crystals and a dramatic high collar neckline. The back of the trumpet gown was enhanced with fabric covered buttons and flowed into a chapel-length train. Her waist-length veil of ivory tulle was accented with crystals and pearls along the edge cascading from a tiara of matching beads. The bride carried an autumn bouquet of calla lilies, bearded wheat stems, oak leaves and cotton bolls, accented with loops of natural angel vine and feathers, tied with burlap and raffia.  The brides parents hosted a reception at T&S Farms in Batesburg. After a honeymoon to St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the couple now reside in Edgefield.

Kayla Beth ANDERSON, daughter of Barbara TOLBERT and E. F. (Butch) Anderson, and Charles Robert Hawthorne, son of Deborah Lynn (Debbie) SMITH and James Arthur Hawthorne of the Abram Ouzts Line

ABBEVILLE -- Kayla Beth Anderson and Charles Robert Hawthorne were married Saturday, October 2, 2010 at six o'clock in the evening at the Historic Livery Stable in Abbeville. The Reverend Tony Beauford of Abbeville officiated.  Music was presented by Rebecca Lynn Grice, vocalist, of Charleston and Greg Thomas, guitarist, of Abbeville. The bride is the daughter of Edmund Franklin Anderson II of Greenwood and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Eugene Sprouse of Abbeville. She is the paternal granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Ernest Anderson of Clinton; and the maternal granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Darragh Tolbert of Abbeville. The bride is a graduate of Abbeville High School. She graduated from Piedmont Technical College with a Pharmacy Technician diploma and from Tri-County Technical College with a diploma in Expanded Duty Dental Assisting. She is employed by Belton Comprehensive Dentistry.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Arthur Hawthorne of Iva. He is the paternal grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Thomas Hawthorne of Abbeville; and the maternal grandson of Mrs. Carrie Ashley Smith of Due West and the late Mr. Preston Carlton Smith of Abbeville. He is a graduate of Dixie High School in Due West and is employed by Frontier Communications Corporation, a division of Verizon.  The bridal attendants were Mrs. Sharon Crawford Anderson of Greenwood, sister-in-law of the bride; and Mrs. Jill Ballenger Page of Abbeville, cousin of the bride. The flower girl was Miss Brylie Carrington Hawthorne, the couple's daughter. Program attendants were Heather Graham Morris and Anna Lauren Willis. The groom's father was Best Man. Groomsman was Thomas Weston Hawthorne of Abbeville, brother of the groom. Ushers were Brant Matthew Anderson of Greenwood, brother of the bride; and Adam Franklin McCoy of Iva, friend of the groom. Ringbearer was the bride's son, Brayden Matthew Fields.  Mrs. Laura Busby Willis served as the wedding director. The groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Village Grill in Abbeville. The bride's parents hosted a reception following the ceremony. The couple reside in Abbeville and will enjoy a wedding honeymoon trip in the spring. Sunday, October 24, 2010

Jacqueline Katie OUZTS, daughter of Mary Adonnis BURTON and Eugene Coster (Gene) Ouzts of the Henry Ouzts Line and Payne Guerry

Greenwood SC - September 26, 2010 - Gene Ouzts and Adonnis Ouzts of Greenwood, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Ouzts of Greenwood, to Payne Guerry of Starr. The bride-elect graduated from Anderson University with a bachelor of science degree in biology and Armstrong Atlantic State University. She is employed as a Medical Technologist for Self Regional Healthcare. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Kenneth Guerry and Sheila Guerry of Starr. He graduated from Anderson University with a bachelor of science in business computer information systems. The wedding is planned for 11 a.m. October 23, 2010 at Callie Self Memorial Baptist Church.

Lili Kate CLARK, daughter of Paula Kate McCUTCHEON and Curtis Glenn Clark of the Peter Ouzts II Line and Matthew Dorn Womack, son of Linda Gail BYRD and Neal Wright Womack of the Jacob Ouzts II Line

Greenwood SC - September 19, 2010 - Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Glenn Clark announce the engagement of their daughter, Lili Kate Clark of Greenwood to Matthew Dorn Womack of Ninety Six. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ernest T. McCutcheon and Jorene Vickers McCutcheon of Greenwood; and the late Earline B. Clark and Glenn Clark of Columbia. She attends Lander University where she is a senior majoring in business marketing/management. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Womack of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of the late Sylvia Hamilton Womack and Robert E. Womack, Sr. of Ninety Six; and the late Robert Byrd and Thelma Byrd of Harriman TN. He graduated from Piedmont Technical College with an associate degree in Criminal Justice and is employed by South Carolina State Parks and Recreation. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. December 11, 2010 at Woodfields Baptist Church, Greenwood.

Marissa CAPTDEVILLA Timmerman, daughter of Caridad CAPTDEVILLA and James Robert Timmerman II of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line and Joseph M. Hazel, Jr.

Greenwood SC - September 11, 2010 - Robert and Caridad Timmerman of Greenwood SC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Timmerman to Joseph M. Hazel Jr.  Joseph is the son of Joseph Sr. and Donna Hazel of Greenwood SC.  The bride-elect is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College with a degree in business and is employed by the Greenwood Family YMCA. The bridegroom-elect attended Piedmont Technical College and is employed by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The wedding will be September 25, 2010 in Greenwood SC.

Heather Ann BYINGTON, daughter of Kevin C. Byington, and Edward Grady Burton, son of Miriam Frances (Mim) OLIVER of the George Ouzts Line and Dr. O. Marion Burton

GREENWOOD SC - September 4, 2010 - Mr. and Mrs. Kevin C. Byington, of Greenwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Ann Byington, to Edward Grady Burton of Columbia. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hill of Anderson; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Byington of Mauldin; and Ms. Marjorie Byington of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Lander University and North Greenville University. She is employed as the Executive Director at Westside Living Center in Greenville. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Dr. and Mrs. O. Marion Burton of Columbia and Mrs. Frances Miriam Burton of Abbeville. He is the grandson of Mrs. Anne Oliver of Abbeville and the late Dr. A. Grady Oliver of Abbeville. He is a graduate of Limestone College. He is employed as the Executive Director of Laurel Baye Healthcare of Greenville. The wedding is planned for December 4, 2010 at Rice Memorial Baptist Church in Greenwood.

Sara Evelyn BAGGETT, daughter of Sarah Elizabeth STROM and Stephen Dallas Baggett, and William Edward Bryan, son of Diane TINSLEY and James Edward Bryan, Jr. of the Jacob Ouzts II Line

GREENWOOD SC - Sara Evelyn Baggett and William Edward Bryan were married on Saturday, August 7, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Greenwood. Reverend Kenneth Robert Standley officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Dallas Baggett of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Grady Strom of Greenwood, and the Honorable and Mrs. Julius Herbert Baggett of Leesville. The bride graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Science and from The Medical University of South Carolina with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.  The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Bryan, Jr. of Laurens. He is the grandson of Mrs. William Earl Tinsley and the late Mr. William Earl Tinsley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Bryan, all of Laurens. The groom graduated from Presbyterian College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a minor in Music and from The Citadel with a Masters of Business Administration degree. Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sisters Emmalyn Grace Baggett and Martha Elizabeth Baggett to serve as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Erin Susan Smith and Catherine Burch White, cousins of the bride, and Meredith Cromley Horan and Crystal Livinston Trawick, friends of the bride. Honorary bridesmaids were Anna Elizabeth Burch, Caroline Lee Burch, Elizabeth Grace Ellis, Catherine Meggs Hinesley, Robin Erica Smith, and Julianne Meggs Stokes, all cousins of the bride, and Lindsay Briskin Burns, friend of the bride. The bride wore a strapless gown with tiny, French knot bows and sculptural, A-line bias chiffon pleats that descended to the chapel length train. She carried a hand tied bouquet of white and ivory roses. The groom chose his father to serve as his best man. Groomsmen were Benjamin James Bryan, brother of the groom, Stephen Dallas Baggett, Jr., brother of the bride, and Ryan Harrison Nobles, Wilson Evan Pippin, and Nicholas Frank Williams, all friends of the groom. The groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Bryan, Jr., hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Gatewood Club. The bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Dallas Baggett, were hosts of the wedding reception at The Arts Center at the Federal Building. After a honeymoon in Saint Lucia, the couple will live in Greenville SC.

Kathryn Elizabeth BURTON, daughter of Karen Lynn TURNER and Jeffery Brooke Burton of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Douglas Lee Hall, son of Gena G. Ball

NINETY SIX - August 1, 2010 - Jeffery B. and Karen T. Burton of Ninety Six announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Burton of Ninety Six, to Douglas Lee Hall of Ninety Six. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ms. Miriam N. Burton and the late Joseph R. Burton Sr. of Ninety Six; and Mr. and Mrs. Victor A. Turner of Waterloo SC, and the late Kathryn W. Price of Ninety Six. She graduated from Anderson University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She is employed by Piedmont Technical College as a Business Solutions Provider. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Gena G. Ball of Anderson SC, and John Ruley Jr. of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Jesse Ball of Honea Path; and Gaile Ball of Anderson; and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Ruley Sr. of Ninety Six. He graduated from Anderson University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business. The wedding is planned for 6 p.m. October 16, 2010 at North Side Baptist Church, Greenwood.

Brittney Jean DORN, daughter of Kathy SUMEREL and Leonard Aaron Dorn of the Isaac Ouzts Line and Justin Michael Smith, son of Kathy and Lenard Smith

NINETY SIX - Brittney Dorn of Greenwood and Justin Smith of Abbeville were married at 4 p.m. June 19, 2010 at Ninety Six Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ninety Six. The Rev. Phillip Wade, of Greenwood, officiated.  Wedding music was presented by vocalist Edna Hollingsworth of Greenwood.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard and Kathy Dorn of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Earle Sumerel of Greenwood, and the late Patricia Jean Sumerel; and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dorn of Ninety Six. She is a graduate of Greenwood Christian School.  The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lenard and Kathy Smith of Abbeville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Lois Smith of Calhoun Falls. He is employed by Hall Utilities.  Arian Reed of Greenwood SC, the bride's sister, was matron of honor.  Katie Smith of Abbeville, the bridegroom's sister, was maid of honor.  Bridesmaids were Mandy Shurden and Sumner Sorrow, both of Greenwood, and both friends of the bride. Ashlyn Suttles of Greenwood, the groom's cousin, was flower girl.  The bride wore an elegant formal gown of silk taffeta in ivory. The strapless contoured neckline was detailed with hand-beaded Swarovski crystals, precious stones and rocals that enhanced the fitted bodice and formed a natural waistline highlighted with a formal hand beaded appliqué  The full taffeta skirt featured asymmetrical pleats that draped into soft pickups adorned with matching appliqué - The back of the gown was detailed with corset loops and tie and a skirt that flowed into a chapel-length train.  She carried a colorful silk cascade bouquet of large tropical lilies wrapped in satin ribbon.  Lenard Smith of Abbeville, the groom's father, was best man.  Groomsmen were Ervin Smith of Greenville, the groom's brother, Thomas Suttles, of Greenwood, the groom's cousin, and Aaron Walker of Bradley, the bride and groom's friend. Peyton Buzhardt of Batesburg the bride's cousin was ringbearer.  The groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Smith, were hosts of a rehearsal dinner at Ninety Six Pentecostal Holiness Fellowship Hall.  The bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Dorn, were hosts of a reception at The Depot in Ninety Six.  After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, the couple will live in Greenwood.

Mary Kathryn MAY, daughter of Kathryn CROSBY and David Young May of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and James Richard LaForge, son of James Mallory LaForge

GREENWOOD SC - Mr. and Mrs. David Young May of Greenwood are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Kathryn May, to James Richard LaForge, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mallory LaForge of Hodges.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Estes Crosby and Mr. Robert Johnston May and the late Mrs. May, all of Greenwood. Miss May is a graduate of Presbyterian College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History. She is currently pursuing a Master of Speech Pathology degree at the University of South Carolina.  The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Jane Krueger of Greenwood and the late Mr. Richard Duane Krueger of Lawrenceburg TN; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mallory LaForge of Knoxville TN. Mr. LaForge is a graduate of Lander University, with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.  He is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree at Converse College.  A wedding is planned for August 14, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood.

Hannah Marie STILL, daughter of Nina Marie PAGE and John Wright Still, Sr. of the George Ouzts Line and Shawn Brian Terpack, son of Connie and Jack Terpack

EDISTO BEACH SC - Hannah Marie Still of Taylors SC, and Shawn Brian Terpack of Taylors SC, were married on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at 4 p.m. on the beach at Edisto Island SC. John W. Still Sr., the bride’s father of Greenwood SC, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Pamela and John Still of Greenwood; and Ninamarie Page of Hickory Tavern SC.  She is the granddaughter of Betty S. Page and the late John Love Page of Little Mountain SC; and the late Florence Threat and the late Charles Still of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a Master’s of Art in English. She is employed by the Johnson College of Business and Economics at USC Upstate as an Academic Advisor and Student Services Coordinator. The groom is the son of Connie and Jack Terpack of Hodges SC.  He is the grandson of the late Edna and the late John Davis of Wilkins WV; and the late Mildred and the late John Terpack of Pittsburgh PA. He attended Piedmont Technical College in Commercial Graphics. He is employed by Homes and Land Magazine as a Graphic Designer. Lisa C. Myrick of Gilbert SC, the bride’s best friend, served as matron of honor. Elizabeth L. Still, of Greenwood, the bride’s sister-in-law, served as bridesmaid. Leah C. Myrick, of Gilbert, was flower girl. The bride wore a strapless ivory ball gown with a sweetheart neckline and beaded waist. The dress featured a skirt of tulle tiers and a sweep-train. She carried a bouquet of locally grown fragrant roses, sunflowers, zinnias, and purple statice.  Sevan Blane Terpack, of Taylors, son of the groom, served as best man. John W. Still Jr., of Greenwood, brother of the bride, gave her away.  Pamela and John W. Still, parents of the bride, will host a reception at The Handlebar in Greenville SC, on June 19, 2010. The couple will reside in Taylors.

Anna Marie EVANS, daughter of Mary Ann DORN and Don Carlyss Evans, of the George Ouzts Line, and Byron Cross Kirby, son of Jocelyn CROSS and Wayne Kirby

ANDERSON SC - Mr. and Mrs. Don and Mary Ann Evans of Greenwood SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Marie Evans of Anderson SC to Byron Cross Kirby of Lexington SC.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Leonard Dorn Sr., and the late Mary Sue Dorn of Greenwood; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willis Evans of Calhoun Falls SC.  She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelors degree in Music Education and will receive her Masters of Education from Southern Wesleyan University in December.  She is employed by Abbeville County School District as an elementary music teacher.  The groom-elect is the son of Mr. Wayne Kirby of Lexington SC and Mr. and Mrs. Steve and Jocelyn Shupe of Charlotte NC.  He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cross of Darlington SC; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Loman Kirby of Effingham SC.  He is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelors degree in Biology.  He is employed by the South Carolina Budget and Control Board with the Office of Research and Statistics as a program manager.  The wedding is planned for June 25, 2010 in Greenwood.

Caroline Marie ZIMMERMANN, daughter of Elise LIVINGSTON and George Zimmerman, and Jonathan Lewis Watkins, son of Pansy Elaine TURNER and Jonathan Pitts (Jon) Watkins of the Jacob Ouzts II Line

SALUDA SC - George and Elise Zimmermann, of Richmond IL, announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Marie Zimmermann of Saluda SC to Jonathon Lewis Watkins also of Saluda.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of George and Carole Zimmermann, of Barrington IL, and Bernadine Krueger and the late Luther Livingston of Allegan MI.  She is a graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island IL, with a Bachelor’s degree in biology and pre-medicine. She is employed by Lakelands Orthopaedic Clinic in Greenwood.  The bridegroom-elect is the son of Jon and Pansy Watkins of Saluda. He is the grandson of Myrna Watkins and the late James Watkins of Saluda; and B. Lewis and Fannie Mae Turner of Ninety Six SC.  He is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College with an Associate’s degrees in both machine tool technology and computer networking. He is employed by JPW, Inc., in Saluda.  The wedding is planned for June 12, 2010.

Joanna Lee TIMMERMAN, daughter of Deanna SWEENEY and Joey Ellis Timmerman of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Timothy Daniel Hamilton, son of Jamie HOLSENBACK and Timothy (Tim) Hamilton

NORTH AUGUSTA SC - Joey and Deanna Timmerman of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Lee Timmerman of North Augusta, to Timothy "Daniel" Hamilton of Ridge Spring, a son of Tim and Jamie Hamilton of Ridge Spring. The wedding is planned for June 12, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in Aiken. The bride-elect is a maternal grand-daughter of Helen Sweeney of North Augusta and the late Paul K. Sweeney Sr. and a paternal granddaughter of Joyce Timmerman of Graniteville and the late Kenneth F. Timmerman. She is a 2005 graduate of Midland Valley High School. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in media arts. She is employed by First Presbyterian Church in Aiken. The bridegroom-elect is a maternal grandson of Sam and Jean Holsenback of Ridge Spring and a paternal grandson of Geraldine Hamilton of Aiken and the late Edward Hamilton. He is a 2004 graduate of Aiken High School. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in music education. He is employed by First Presbyterian Church in Aiken. 

Walter Carroll (W.C.) Wall, son of Denise McLENDON and Richard Dennis Wall, Sr., of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line, and Charlotte Ashley FARRELL, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Farrell

EDGEFIELD SC - Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Farrell of Pelion are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Charlotte Ashley Farrell to Walter Carroll Wall, son of Dennis Wall of Edgefield and Denise Ricci of Myrtle Beach.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Neal Farrell of Cordova and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Rutland of Orangeburg. a graduate of Pelion High School and the University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA); she is in pursuit of employment as an elementary school teacher.  The groom-elect is he grandson of Mrs. Blandena Wall and the late Mr. Walter Virgil Wall of Edgefield; Mrs. Mary Tanfield of Murrells Inlet and the late Mr. Carol McLendon of Bishopville. He is a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School and Piedmont Technical College. He is employed by Michelin North America. The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 24, 2010, at McKendree United Methodist Church in Edgefield South Carolina.  Published in The Edgefield Advertiser, March 31, 2010.

Jennifer Marie McCARY, daughter of Lisa Renee BERRY and Robert Keith McCary of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Kristopher Edward Bouknight, son of Mary & Lee Bouknight

EDGEFIELD SC - Keith and Lisa McCary of Edgefield and Lee and Mary Bouknight of Ward are pleased to announce the engagement of their children Jennifer Marie McCary and Kristopher Edward Bouknight. Jennifer is the granddaughter of Cecil and Lucy Berry and the late R. B. and Louise McCary. Kristopher is the grandson of the late Ernest and Gladys Mathis and the late Nathaniel and Catherine Bouknight. Jennifer is a 2008 Graduate of USCA with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She is employed at Regions Bank in Edgefield. Kristopher is a 2003 graduate of Universal Technical Institute in Mooresville NC, with a certification in Automotive Technology. He is employed at Nalley Lexus in Roswell GA. The wedding ceremony will take place on May 22, 2010, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center in Augusta GA. Published in The Edgefield Advertiser, March 31, 2010.

David Forrest Long, son of Beulah Elizabeth EDWARDS and Thomas William Long of the Elizabeth Ouzts McDowell Line and Jamie Lynne RUMPH, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Edwin Rumph III

EDGEFIELD SC - Jamie Lynne Rumph of Lakeland, Florida and David Forrest Long of Johnston SC were married March 27, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church of Lakeland. Reverend David McEntire was the officiating minister. Jamie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Edwin Rumph, III of Lakeland. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Edwin Rumph, Jr. and the late Mr. William Edwin Rumph, Jr. of Lakeland and the late Mr. and Mrs. Delma Darwin Daniel of Bellville GA. David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas William Long of Johnston. He is the grandson of Mrs. Elzie Forrest Edwards and the late Mr. Elzie Forrest Edwards of Johnston and the late Mr. and Mrs. William David Long of Saluda. The maid of honor was Jannifer Lynn Imiter. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Ann Rumph, cousin of the bride, Monica Ann Holland, Samantha Ann Wilkinson, Juile Elizabeth Long, sister of the groom, Marcia Hesser Wilson and Kathleen Ann Hitchcock. The best man was the groom's father.  The groomsmen were Clinton Wardwell Smith, Joseph Henry Wilson, III, Claude Maxwell Humphries, Travis Wade McKie, Andrew Howard Driver, VI and Joseph Elliot Yonce. The head usher was Christopher Bruce Rumph, cousin of the bride. Ushers were Forrest Mahlon Edwards, Jr., cousin of the groom, Theodore Carroll Bowie, Joseph Benjamin Herlong, III, Ryght Timmerman Jordan, Kelly Wesley Sanders and Robert Walker Seawright, Jr.  The Bride and Groom graduated from Clemson University. Mrs. Long received a bachelor of science in finance with a minor in Accounting.  Mr. Long received a bachelor of science in packaging science and currently works for Xpedx located in Augusta GA. Following a honeymoon in Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Edgefield. Published in The Edgefield Advertiser, March 31, 2010

Brantley Austin Adams, son of Rosalyn Darlene WILLIS and Thomas Brantley Adams of the George Ouzts Line and Jennifer Ann BANKS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Banks

Mr. and Mrs. George T. McKinney are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their son, Brantley Austin Adams to Jennifer Ann Banks of Joanna. Jennifer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Banks of Joanna. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at Fairview Baptist Church. After a honeymoon in Tennessee, the couple and children, Landon and Kyleigh, will reside in Joanna SC.

Kelly Graham MORRIS, daughter of Lorrie Graham BLEDSOE and John D. (Johnny) Morris of the Peter  Ouzts II Line and Joel McKeon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mitchell

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Morris of Ninety Six SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Graham Morris, to Joel McKeon Mitchell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Mitchell of Newberry SC. Miss Morris is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Graham Bledsoe of Ninety Six, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Leopard of Ninety Six. She is a Dec. 2005 graduate of Presbyterian College where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education-Mental Disabilities. She will graduate in May 2010 from Winthrop University where she will receive her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. She is currently employed as a Special Education teacher at Hollywood Elementary School in Saluda District One. Mr. Mitchell is the grandson of the late Mr. Ralph Mitchell and Mrs. Dorothy Mitchell Counts of Newberry, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Goree of Newberry. He is a 2004 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Biology and earned a teaching certificate from Newberry College in 2007. He will graduate in May 2010 from Winthrop University where he will receive his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. He is currently employed as a Biology teacher in Newberry. The wedding is planned for April 3, 2010 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Ninety Six SC. The reception will be held at The Sundance Gallery in Greenwood. Family and friends are invited to attend.

Katie Elizabeth DARNELL, daughter of Elizabeth Diane (Beth) TOMMIE and David Anthony Darnell of the George Ouzts Line and Rob Douglas Cullens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ladell Cullens

Katie Elizabeth Darnell and Rob Douglas Cullens, both of Greenwood SC, were married on Dec. 12, 2009 at Laurel Baptist Church in Greenwood. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Eric Christensen of Greenwood SC and Mr. David Anthony Darnell of Saluda SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Joseph Tommie and the late Mr. William Joseph Tommie of Greenwood; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Manning Darnell of Saluda. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Retail Fashion Merchandising. She is employed by Carolina Employees Credit Union. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ladell Cullens of Greenwood. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ward Robinett of Conway SC; and the late Mrs. Linnie Veal Cullens of Greenwood. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and the Medical University of South Carolina with a Master of Science in Rehabilitation Science Occupational Therapy. He is employed by Self Regional Healthcare as an Occupational Therapist. Joely Tommie Berkland of Marietta GA, served as matron of honor. Caroline Chalmers Wiley of Kinards SC, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Black Ahlum of Greer SC, Ashlee Suddeth Annese of Greenwood, Laura Todd Boone, of Greenwood, Jacquelyn Shea Christensen of Los Angeles CA, Shannon Scarborough Cullens of Greenwood, and Meredith Khondabi Sims of Lexington. Catalin Cade Cullens of Greenwood, and Campbell Catherine Tommie of Charlotte NC, served as flower girls. The bride wore an elegant strapless gown of ivory silk taffeta. The bodice featured a custom modified sweetheart neckline and dropped waist of asymmetrical rouching. Buttons extended the length of the bodice and the A-line skirt flowed into a semi-cathedral-length train. She wore a cathedral-length veil of ivory tulle edged in lace and adorned with pearls. She carried an all ivory clutch bouquet of ranunculus, amaryllis, roses and snow berries. The bouquet was wrapped in an antique handkerchief edged with handmade tatting. Erin Virginia Long of Lexington, served as program and register attendant, and Ashley Bailey Metcalf of Greer, served as reader. The groom's father, Wayne Ladell Cullens of Greenwood, served as best man. Groomsmen were Kenneth Earl Ballard III of Andrews, Anthony Wayne Boone, Kevin Michael Cullens, Mark Andrew Davis, Gavin Ieuan Jones, Danny Ray Polatty, and Dustin Lynn Suddeth, all of Greenwood. Patrick Braeden Cullens of Greenwood, served as ringbearer. Sean Carlin Christensen of Los Angeles CA, and Trevor Matthew Christensen of Cincinnati OH, both step-brothers of the bride served as ushers.

Arian Lynn DORN, daughter of Kathy and Leonard Aaron Dorn of the Isaac Ouzts Line, and Justin Corey Reed, son of Jennifer and Brandon Dwayne Reed

NINETY SIX - Arian Lynn Dorn of Greenwood SC and Justin Corey Reed of Greenwood were married at 7 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2009 at Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ninety Six SC. The Rev. David Evans of Greenwood officiated. The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Kathy Dorn of Greenwood. She is attending Piedmont Technical College. The groom is the son of Brandon and Jennifer Reed of Bradley SC. He is attending Piedmont Technical College and is employed by Eaton Corporation. Brittney Dorn, of Greenwood, sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Taylor Reed, of Bradley, sister of the groom, served as bridesmaid. Kate Dunbar of Batesburg SC, served as flower girl. The bride wore an ivory designer gown of butter silk satin with a sophisticated tip of the shoulder neckline, the top of the bodice featured Swarovski crystals and beaded alena' lace and the ruched waist was accented by scattered crystals. The A-line silhouette skirt was edged by the same lace and crystals which extended to the semi-cathedral length-train. She wore a two-tiered, pencil-edged, waist-length veil of tulle. She carried a bouquet of delightfully fragrant and beautifully arranged roses. The roses were a combination of light ivory and splendid deep red intermingled with sprigs of baby's breath. Brandon Reed, of Bradley, father of the groom, served as best man. Sheldon Reed, of Bradley, brother of the groom, served as groomsman. Peyton Buzhardt, of Batesburg, cousin of the bride, served as ringbearer. Leonard and Kathy Dorn, bride's parents, were hosts of a reception at the Ninety Six Depot in Ninety Six. After a wedding trip to Myrtle Beach, the couple will live in Greenwood.

Meredith Ligon BOYCE, daughter of Shirley Ruth LaGRONE and Cheves Ligon Boyce of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line and Norman Louis Moore III, son of Col. and Mrs. Norman Louis Moore, Jr.

Meredith Ligon Boyce, of Greenville SC, and Norman Louis Moore III, of Spartanburg SC, were united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the First Baptist Church in Greenwood. Dr. Kenneth Lister officiated the 4 o’clock ceremony. Wedding music was provided by the Anderson String Quartet with vocals by Jason Dustin Bryant, brother-in-law of the groom. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cheves Ligon Boyce of Greenwood, and was presented at the 2004 Dance De Noel Assembly. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Clarence A. LaGrone and the late Mr. LaGrone; and Mrs. Jesse A. Boyce and the late Mr. Boyce, all of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Management and is employed by BB&T in Greenville. The groom is the son of Colonel and Mrs. Norman Louis Moore, Jr., of Mt. Pleasant. He is the grandson of Mrs. Norman Louis Moore and the late Mr. Moore; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald P. Kearns Senior, all of Mount Pleasant. He is a graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and is employed by Tindall Corporation in Spartanburg. Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Kristen Marbrey Boyce of Greenville. Bridesmaids were Anna Lauren Shealy of Greenwood, Phereby Kathleen Rogers of Columbia, Jacqueline Sue Karpel of Charleston, and Tammy Moore Bryant, sister of the groom, of Mount Pleasant The bride wore a formal, ivory wedding gown featuring delicate embroidery highlighted by lace and beadwork. The strapless Garza gown was completed with lace and beadwork placed throughout the cascading chapel-length train. The finger-tip ivory tulle veil was edged with matching lace. The bride carried a bouquet of white and ivory roses, lilies and ivy. Norman Louis Moore, Junior, the groom’s father, served as best man. Groomsmen were Jason Dustin Bryant of Mt. Pleasant, Jonathan Michael Whittington of Raleigh NC, John Paul Epting of Lexington, and Jeremy Thomas Kearns of Clemson and Ohio. The bride’s parents, Mr. nadirs. Boyce, hosted a reception at the Greenwood Country Club. After a wedding trip to the island of St Lucia, the couple will reside in Greenville.

Jeffrey Gray Turner, son of Cindy Gaye LINDLER and Stanley Warren Turner of the John Calvin Ouzts Line and Morgan Victoria REYNOLDS, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Reynolds

Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Reynolds Jr., of Abbeville SC, announce the engagement of their daughter Morgan Victoria Reynolds to Jeffrey Gray Turner, of Myrtle Beach SC.  Mr. Turner is the son of Stanley Warren Turner, of Greenwood SC; and Mr. and Mrs. Steven Harold Burton, of Abbeville SC. Miss Reynolds is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Arthur Reynolds Sr., of Simpsonville SC; and the late Mr. William Arthur Reynolds Sr.; and Mrs. Joe Milton Pollard, of Simpsonville and the late Mr. Joe Milton Pollard, of Simpsonville. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Wofford College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She is currently employed by Capsugel of Greenwood. Mr. Turner is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Olin Turner Jr., of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Brooks Lindler, of Newberry SC.; and Mr. and Mrs. J. Harold Burton, of Honea Path SC. He is a 2000 graduate of Greenwood High and a state-certified General Real Estate Appraiser; and is currently employed by Georgetown County SC, as a commercial appraiser. He currently serves as an executive committee member to the Horry County Republican Party. The wedding is planned for Sept. 26, 2009 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Greenwood.

Amy Lynn McCARY, daughter of Pamela C. RODGERS and Thomas Randall McCary of the George Ouzts Line and Charles Thomas Ouzts, son of Elizabeth Ann ZERBE and James Thomas (Butch) Ouzts, Jr. of the Abram Ouzts Line

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Randall McCary of Saluda are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynn McCary to Charles Thomas Ouzts, son of Ms. Elizabeth Ann Ouzts, of Greenwood and Mr. James (Butch) Thomas Ouzts, of Ninety Six. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trudell Rodgers of Chappells, and the late Mr. and Mrs. H. B. (Preacher) McCary. She is a 2005 graduate of Saluda High School and a 2009 graduate of Piedmont Technical College with a degree in business. She is employed by Saluda Insurance Agency of Saluda. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Ms. Betty Turner, of Greenwood, and the late Mr. J. T. Ouzts Sr., and the late Ethel Ann Tucker and the late Col. Franklin E. Zerbe. He is a 2003 graduate of Ninety Six High School, and is currently employed by Globalcom of Ninety Six. The wedding is planned for 4 p.m., on Nov. 7, 2009 at White Hall in Saluda off Etheredge Road between Palmetto Dance Academy and Saluda Meat Center. All friends and family are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be mailed.

Lindsay Hannah Dorn, daughter of Hilda Faye HOLLIDAY and Jennings Gary Dorn and John Thomas (J.T.) Daniels, son of Maria Ann WHITE and John Thomas (Jay) Daniels III of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line

McCORMICK - Mr. and Mrs. Gary Dorn, Jr., of McCormick, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Hannah Dorn, to John Thomas “J.T.” Daniels IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas “Jay” Daniels III; and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bennett, all of McCormick. Lindsay is currently employed with Regions Bank. She will be entering the Radiology program at Piedmont Technical College in August 2009. She is the granddaughter of the late Jennings Gary and Virginia Dorn; and the late Dumont and Lois Holliday. J.T. is a graduate of Long Cane Academy and is employed with the South Carolina Department of Transportation. He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Fred White and Ms. Doris Daniels, all of McCormick and the late John Thomas Daniels, Jr. The wedding is planned for Aug.1, 2009 at McCormick First Baptist Church at 4 p.m. The couple wishes to invite friends and family to be a part of their special day. No formal invitations will be sent.

Jessica Michelle HAYNES, daughter of Tambi Eugenia PRICE and Johnny Allen Haynes of the Jacob Ouzts II Line, and Dustin Thomas Williams

ABBEVILLE - Jessica Michelle Haynes and Dustin Thomas Williams were happily united in marriage, Saturday, June 6, 2009, at five o'clock in the evening, at the Hill House in Abbeville SC. The Pastor Danny Swinnea, of Faith Temple in Saluda SC, officiated the ceremony. Mrs. Anna Norris Williams, of Abbeville, aunt of the groom, served as solo vocalist. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Allen Haynes, of Ninety Six. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Lamar Haynes, of Ninety Six; and Mr. Paul Douglas Price, of Ninety Six, and the late Mrs. Jean Ouzts Price. Jessica is a 2006 graduate of Ninety Six High School and a December 2009 graduation candidate at Lander University where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She is currently employed by Southern Elegance of Greenwood. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grady Williams, of Ninety Six. He is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia Williams, of Ninety Six, and the late Mr. Thomas Luther Williams; and the late Mrs. Nellie Beddingfield. Dustin is a 2004 graduate of Ninety Six High School. He is currently employed by Eaton Electrical in Greenwood as an assembler tech. Arriving in a horse-drawn carriage, the bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given in marriage by her parents. The bride wore an elegant couture designer gown of Dupion silk. The beautifully designed contoured neckline bodice formed an a-line silhouette that was accented with an asymmetrically ruched waist featured, elegant silk alenÀ lace adorned with crystals, pearls and rocals. Side gathers formed small pleats at the side that emphasized the elegant fit and flare shape of the floor-length skirt. The back of the silk gown featured fabric covered buttons and matching hand beading and embroidery that extended the length of the semi-cathedral train. She wore a two-tier diamond white French tulle veil that featured a scalloped edge trimmed in miniature pearls and crystals. She carried a wrapped bouquet of pink and white roses accented with stephanotis. Miss Alison Brooke Haynes, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaid were: Miss Debra Lynn Williams, sister of the groom; Miss Brandy Kathleen Collins, cousin of the bride; Miss Katie Suzanne Collins, cousin of the bride; Miss Bryana Steward Hope, friend of the bride, all of Ninety Six; Miss Leah Anne Vaughn, of Saluda, friend of the bride; Miss Dana Dorn, of Greenwood, friend of bride; Miss Ashley Nichole Allen, of Abbeville, friend of the bride; and Mrs. Ashley Cantrell Morgan, of Hodges, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids wore V-neck halter gowns of pink crystal satin. They carried wrapped bouquets of pink roses accented with stephanotis. The bride's cousin, Miss Brooke Emily Padgett, was flower girl. She wore a white organza gown accented with iridescent sequins and soft pearls. Mrs. Amber Bond Koerber, Miss Mary Margret Davis, and Miss Sidney Ann Fowler, all friends of the bride and of Greenwood, served as honorary attendants. The groom's father, Mr. Thomas Grady Williams, served as best man. Groomsmen were: Mr. Christopher Roy Williams, uncle of the groom, Mr. Christopher Storm Williams, cousin of the groom, Mr. Jared Edward Briggs, friend of the groom; Mr. Justin Michael Jenkins, friend of the groom; Mr. Daniel Ryan Balentine, friend of the groom, all of Ninety Six; Mr. Brian Charles Williams, uncle of the groom, of Abbeville; and Mr. Christopher Ray Morgan, cousin of the groom, of Hodges. Master Charles Thomas Williams, cousin of the groom, of Abbeville, was ring bearer. Mr. Cameron Joseph Price and Mr. Garrett Paul Price, both cousins of the bride; and Mr. Michael Scott Jr., uncle of the groom, served as ushers. Following the ceremony, the bride's parents were hosts of a reception at the Hill House Pavilion. After a honeymoon to Panama City Beach FL, the couple will reside in Ninety Six.

David Michael Dorn, son of Rhonda Jean BURRIS and Michael Otis Dorn of the Martin Luther Ouzts Line, and Jessica Leigh Roadcap

NASHVILLE TN - Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Roadcap, of New Market VA, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Leigh Roadcap, to David Michael Dorn, of Calhoun Falls SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Lee Roadcap and the late Mr. William Denver Roadcap; and Mrs. Shirley Mae Wright and the late Mr. Marvin William Wright Jr., of Virginia. Jessica is a 2008 honor graduate of Belmont University in Nashville TN, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Music Business and is pursuing a career as a performing artist and songwriter. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dorn, of Calhoun Falls. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Burris, of Calhoun Falls; and Mrs. Phyllis L. Dorn and the late Otis M. Dorn, of McCormick. David is a 2007 graduate of Belmont University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. is the Music Director at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and co-owner and operator of Red Reel Productions in Nashville TN. In addition to performing and song writing, he is a private piano instructor. The wedding is planned for June 27, 2009, at 6 p.m., at the Scarritt-Bennett Wightman Chapel in Nashville.

Laura Ann TODD, daughter of Elaine Winona SPARKS and Donald Ray Todd of the George Ouzts Line, and Anthony Wayne (Tony) Boone, son of Teresa Lynn PATTERSON and Terry Wayne Boone of the Daniel Ouzts Line

Laura Ann Todd and Anthony Wayne Boone were happily united in marriage, Saturday, May 2, 2009 at The Wilhite House in Anderson SC. Pastor David Harrell, of New Covenant Tabernacle, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Elaine Todd, of Abbeville. She is the granddaughter of Gennie Sparks, of Abbeville and the late James Walter Sparks; and Gladys Todd, of Abbeville and the late William James Todd.  Laura is a graduate of Abbeville High School, Piedmont Technical College, and Greenville Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Health Sciences with a Major in Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonography. She is employed by Self Regional Healthcare as an Ultrasound Technologist and at Piedmont Technical College as a Clinical Instructor for their Radiologic Technology Program. The groom is the son of Terry and Lynn Boone, of Greenwood. He is the grandson of the late LaRue and Hoyt Boone, of Callison; and the late Liz and Pat Patterson, of Lilburn GA. Tony is a graduate of Greenwood High School and Piedmont Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Technology with a Major in Photography and Illustration. He is employed by Greenwood School District 50 as a carpenter. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given in marriage by her parents. The bride wore an ivory charmeuse V-neck halter with a ruched surplice bodice, a beaded embroidered dropped waist, and a godet chapel-length train adorned with beaded embroidered applique She wore an elbow-length ivory veil. She carried a European hand-tied bouquet of green hydrangeas, roses, freesia, stock, and white wax flower. The bride’s sister, Diana Cobb, of Greenwood, was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were: DeeDee Setzler, of Greenwood, sister of the groom; Sherrie Booth, of Greenwood, cousin of the bride; Denise Todd, of Abbeville, sister-in-law of the bride; and Katie Darnell, of Greenwood, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids wore V-neck halters and a trumpet skirt made of tissue taffeta in watermelon pink. They carried a naturalistic hand tied bouquet of green hydrangeas, bells of Ireland, roses, stock, seeded eucalyptus, bluberum, and assorted wildflowers. The bride’s niece, Dakota Rae Todd, was the flower girl. She wore an ivory short sleeve crinkle chiffon dress that features an empire waist with beaded, ribbon detail. The groom’s father, Terry Boone, served as best man. Groomsmen were: Brad Setzler, of Greenwood, brother-in-law of the groom; Brantley Sorrow, of Greenwood, friend of the groom; Dustin Suddeth, of Greenwood, friend of the groom; and Doug Cullens, of Greenwood, friend of the groom. The bride’s nephew, Evan Thomas Cobb, served as a bell ringer. The groom’s nephew, Bentley Setzler, was the ringbearer. The registry and program attendant was Kaleigh Patterson, of Brazelton GA, cousin of groom. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Magnolia Pavilion outside of the Wilhite House. The couple resides in Greenwood.

Elizabeth Wells HARRISON, daughter of Lisa Harriet WELLS and David Neil Harrison of the Abram Ouzts Line, and William Hazel Craig

Elizabeth Wells Harrison, of Greenville SC, and William Hazel Craig, of Greenville SC, were married May 2, 2009 at South Main Street Baptist Church in Greenwood. The Rev. Ryan Bellman Eklund, of Greenwood, officiated. Wedding music was provided by Mrs. Cynthia Squires Adams, of Greenwood, organist, Mr. Keith Mills Polatty, of Greenwood and vocalists Miss Elizabeth Riddle Lyle, Miss Meagan Annette Brown, both of Greenwood and Mrs. Jennifer Young Peace, of Columbia. Miss Amanda Gayle Hershberger, of Abbeville, played bagpipes. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Neil Harrison, of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Thomas Nichols Wells Jr., and the late Mr. Thomas Nichols Wells Jr., of Greenwood; and Mrs. James Herman Harrison and the late Mr. James Herman Harrison, of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management. She is employed by HMR Advantage Health Systems in Greer SC. The groom is the son of Mrs. Tonya Sherree Craig, of Rock Hill SC, and Mr. Paul Ray Craig, of Rock Hill SC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl Moore Jr., of Lexington NC; and Mr. Kenneth Ray Temple Sr., of Mooresville NC. He is a graduate of Lander University with a Bachelor of Science in History. He is employed by TPM Inc., of Greenville. Mrs. Daphne Nicole Sandifer, of Anderson, friend of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were: Mrs. Laura Bumpus Ackerman, of Charleston SC; Mrs. Jillian Nicole Arbore and Mrs. Jessica Erin Kemp, both of Greer SC; Mrs. Chantel Wiser Haynes, of Fort Mill SC; Mrs. Kathryn Nicole McCurry and Miss Jennie Michelle Stewart, both of Greenwood SC; Mrs. Mary Kathryn Nelson, of Goosecreek SC; Mrs. April McBride Pugh, of Greenville SC; Miss Lindsey Meredith Osborne, of Laurens SC, all friends of the bride. The bride wore a white satin A-line designer gown. The bodice of her strapless gown featured antique silver embroidery with beads, pearls and crystals, with an organza skirt that cascaded into a chapel train. She wore a traditional chapel-length veil. She carried a bouquet of hydrangeas, fuchsia roses, mini calla lilies and hypericum berries. Mr. Robert Earl Moore Jr., of Lexington NC, groom’s grandfather, served as best man. Groomsmen were: Mr. Stephen Eugene Hayes II, and Mr. Michael Lynn Ramsey, both of Simpsonville, S.C.; Mr. Justin Ray Huddleston, Mr. Zachary Phillip Horsmon, and Mr. Justin Henry Jones, all of Rock Hill SC; Dr. David Everest Lee and Mr. Michael Houston Weatherford, both of Greenville SC; Mr. Nicholas James Perry, of Taylors SC; Mr. Daniel Bradon Prince, of Orlando FL; Mr. John Corey Scott, of Tampa FL; and Mr. Robert Clayton Thompson, of Greenwood SC, all are friends of the groom. Ushers were: Mr. Jason Ray Harrison, of Little River SC, cousin of the bride; Mr. Walter Jones Miller and Mr. Patrick Alan Tafta, both of Greenwood SC, and both friends of the groom; and Mr. Jason Eric Speake, of Ninety Six SC, also a friend of the groom. Miss Lindsey Suzanne Jones, of Greenwood, and Mrs. Laura Beth Cobb, both of Greenville SC, and friends of the bride, served as register attendants. Mrs. Elizabeth Lester Jennings, of Coats NC, cousin of the bride; and Mrs. Courtney Young Peacock, of Greenwood, friend of the bride, served as program attendants. The bride’s parents were hosts of a reception at The Arts Center at the Federal Building in Greenwood. Guests at the reception were entertained by the High Tide Band. The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Inn on The Square in Greenwood.  After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple will live in Greenville.

Jessica Michelle HAYNES, daughter of Tambi Eugenia PRICE and Johnny Allen Haynes of the Jacob Ouzts II Line, and Dustin Tomas Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grady Williams

NINETY SIX - Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Allen Haynes, of Ninety Six SC, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Michelle Haynes to Dustin Thomas Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grady Williams, of Ninety Six. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Lamar Haynes, of Ninety Six SC; and Mr. Paul Price, of Ninety Six SC, and the late Jean Ouzts Price. She is a 2006 graduate of Ninety Six High School and a Dec. 2009 graduation candidate at Lander University where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. She is currently employed by Southern Elegance of Greenwood. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia Williams, of Ninety Six SC, and the late Mr. Thomas Luther Williams; and the late Ms. Nellie Beddingfield. He is a 2004 graduate of Ninety Six High School. He is currently employed by Eaton Electrical in Greenwood SC. The wedding is planned for 5 p.m., on June 6, 2009, at the Hill House in Abbeville SC. Formal invitations have been mailed.

Kevin Bruce Lindley, son of Sherlyn Neal NICHOLSON and Billy Joe Lindley of the James Daniel Ouzts Line, and Janie Lee WEATHERMAN, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Daniel (Danny) Weatherman

Sunday, April 26, 2009 The Rev. and Mrs. Danny Weatherman, of Townville SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Janie Lee Weatherman, of Greenwood SC, to Kevin Bruce Lindley, of Greenwood SC. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lillie Maie Christopher and the late Frank Dee Weatherman, of Statesville NC; and the late Owslane and Bertha Toole, of Beach Island SC. She attends Lander University pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a member of Chi Sigma and the Lander Dance Company. The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Lindley, of Greenwood SC. He is the grandson of the late AB and Sadie Lindley, of Greenwood SC; and Doneal Clark Nicholson, of Cartersville GA, and the late Sherry McMurray, of Greenwood SC. The bridegroom-elect will graduate from Erskine College in May with a degree in Bible and Religion with a minor in Business. After the wedding scheduled for July 11, 2009 at St. Mark United Methodist Church, the couple will be relocating to the Durham/Chapel Hill area of NC where the groom will be attending Duke Divinity School and the bride will continue her education at Mt. Olive University.

Brenton Rawl Timmerman, son of Julia Ann PERRY and Jesse Rawl Timmerman of the Jake Martin Ouzts Line, and Virginia Page BUTTS, daughter of James Franklin Butts

Virginia Page Butts and Brenton Rawl Timmerman were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2009 at First Presbyterian Church in LaGrange, Ga. Dr. Douglas DeCelle officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin Butts of LaGrange. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Page Holle and the late Mr. William Frederick Holle Jr., and Col. James Travis Butts and the late Mrs. Hilda Seagraves Butts, all of LaGrange. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Rawl Timmerman of Martinez, Ga. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Gordon Perry of Augusta, Ga. and Mrs. Kathleen Rawls Knowles and the late Mr. Robert Goodwin Timmerman of Edgefield.  Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Emily Holle Butts of LaGrange, to serve as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amanda Long Butts, Sarasota, Fla., sister-in-law of the bride; Keleigh Mills Holle of LaGrange, cousin of the bride; Brittany Nicole Hobbs, Mary Frances Johnston, Laura Lynn Keese, Hannah Elizabeth Teaver, Jennifer Leigh Turner, all of LaGrange; and Jennifer Ann Hollifield, Hayesville NC.

Anna Blair DAVIS, daughter of Martha Ann BUZHARDT and John Thomas (Tommy) Davis of the John Calvin Ouzts Line, and Joseph Price Cameron III, son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Price Cameron, Jr.

Anna Blair Davis and Joseph Price Cameron III, both of Greenville, were married March 21,2009 at First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood SC. The Rev. Dr. John Rutledge Wall, of Savannah GA, officiated. Wedding music was presented by organist Dr. James Brooks Kuykendall, of Abbeville, soloist Ranessa Lewis Fernander, of Greer, string trio Strings for Things, of Simpsonville, and trumpeter Cameron Harder Handel, cousin of the groom, of North Charleston. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Davis, of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Albert Patterson Buzhardt and the late Mr. Buzhardt; and Mr. and Mrs. John Watts Davis, all of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Marketing. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Price Cameron Jr., of Charleston. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Whitehead Pringle; and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Price Cameron and the late Helen O’Brien Cameron, all of Charleston. He is a graduate of The University of the South and is employed by Hughes Commercial Properties Inc., of Greenville. Caroline Corley Davis, of Greenwood, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Serving as bridesmaids were Anne Porcher Boggs, of Nashville TN, Melissa Margaret Chandler, of Alexandria VA, Martha Annette Roddey McCarley, of Georgetown, Lindley Phillips Nowlin, of Birmingham AL, Elizabeth DuRant Pusser, of Mt. Pleasant, Page Brownlee Rogers, of Wilmington NC, and Katie Gorney Gilchrist, Cameron Leigh Miller and Katherine Heyward Barnette-Whisenant, all of Greenville. Honorary attendants were Lindsey Suzanne Jones, of Greenville, Kathryn Bull Whitaker, of Winston-Salem NC, Sarah Beaudrot Steifle and Jessica Smith Willard, both of Greenwood. Emma Grace Arnold, of Greenwood, and Bess McKeiver Manning, of Columbia, cousins of the bride, were flower girls. The bride wore an ivory silk satin designer gown. The bodice featured a sweetheart neckline with a champagne rouched waist accented with an ivory half bow. The back of the gown was accented with a chapel train. She wore a chapel-length single-layer ivory veil, which was trimmed in ivory silk edging. She carried a bouquet of white hydrangeas, small green vibernum, white orchid blooms, ivory lisianthus and cream vandella roses. Bridesmaids wore strapless gowns of aubergine luminescent chiffon with draped bodices and charmeuse sashes tied into half bows at the midriff. They carried bouquets of green hydrangeas, purple and fuschia orchids and cream vandella roses. The flower girls wore white Battenburg lace dresses, and they carried miniature replicas of the bridesmaids’ bouquets. Doctor Cameron served as his son’s best man. Groomsmen were John Aubrey Ball III, of Zirconia NC, Carl Fremaux Boland, of Winston-Salem NC, Matthew Barrett DeLisle, of Thompson’s Station TN, Blake Rondal Harris, of Lowell NC, Robert Carter Helms, of Charleston, Christopher Alan Hodshon and Simon Daniel Hodshon, of Lenoir City TN, Hugh Anderson Neighbors IV, of Birmingham AL, and Matthew Alexander Stiegel of Chapel Hill NC. The groom and groomsmen wore boutonnieres of ivory orchids, green hypericum berries and ivy attached to mallard duck curls. Following the wedding, a reception was held at The Greenwood Federal Building Arts Center. After a honeymoon to Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple will reside in Greenville.

Matthew Curtis Clark, son of Paula Kate McCUTCHEON and Curtis Glenn Clark of the Peter Ouzts II Line, and Adrian Leigh ALLEN

Adrian Leigh Allen, of Greenwood and Matthew Clark, of Greenwood, were married Jan. 10, 2009 at North Side Baptist Church. Rev. Jeff Lethco, of Hodges, officiated. Wedding music was presented by pianist, Ann Brewer, of Greenwood, organist Kay DeBlay, of Greenwood, guitarist, Eric Bryant, of Hodges and vocalists, Angela McCall, of Greenwood and Eric Bryant, of Hodges. The bride is the daughter of Vernon and Toula Allen, of Greenwood. She is the granddaughter of Violet Chatos and the late Angelo T. Chatos, of Greenwood; and Cecil and Bessie Allen, of Greenwood. She is a graduate of Greenwood Christian School and received her bachelor’s of science from Anderson University. The groom is the son of Curtis and Paula Clark, of Greenwood. He is the grandson of Jorene McCutcheon and the late Earnest McCutcheon, of Greenwood; and Glenn Clark, of Columbia, and the late Earlene Clark. He is a graduate of Ninety Six High School and is attending Lander University. He is employed by Emerald Lawn Care and Landscaping. Angela Allen Davis, bride’s sister, of Greenwood, served as matron of honor. Amber Allen, bride’s sister, of Greenwood, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were: Amanda Hall, of Greenwood, bride’s cousin; and Kassie Burton, of Ninety Six; April Boom, of Easley; Heather Smith, of Greenville, all college friends of the bride; and groom’s sisters, Lili-Kate Clark and Katherine Clark, both of Ninety Six.  Savannah Wideman, cousin of the bride, and Blair McCutcheon, cousin of the groom, both of Greenwood, served as junior bridesmaids. Flower girls were Alexus Pickell, of Greenwood, cousin of the bride; Kennedy Garner and Morgan Garner, both of Greenwood and friends of the bride. The bride wore a white organza gown featuring a soft sweetheart bodice adorned with silver embellishments and a corset back. Soft pickups adorned the full skirt down the length of the chapel train. She wore a two-tiered, elbow-length, white veil adorned with beaded floral designs. She carried a small cascade of white roses and white calla lilies accented with iced branches and winter greens. Curtis G. Clark, of Greenwood, father of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were: Daniel Clark, of Tryon NC, groom’s brother; Tyler Davis, of Greenwood, bride’s brother-in-law; Tony Ray Greene, of Greenwood, groom’s cousin; Derrick Fuller, of Greenwood, groom’s friend; Trevor Giles and Cody Giles, of Greenwood, both cousins of the bride; and Tom McCutcheon, of Greenwood, cousin of the groom.  Devon Pickell, cousin of the bride and Rhett Buist, cousin of the groom, both of Greenwood, served as junior groomsmen. Blake Allen, of Greenwood, bride’s cousin, served as ringbearer. Cody Giles and Trevor Giles, both cousins of the bride, served as candle lighters. Katherine Cade and Taylor Cobb, both of Greenwood, and both friends of the bride, served as register attendants. After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Greenwood.

James Michael Young, son of Janice Ann HAWTHORNE and James Albert (Jimmy) Young of the Abram Ouzts Line and Hope Marie VERMILLION

ABBEVILLE - Hope Marie Vermillion and James Michael Young were married Dec. 20, 2008, at Abbeville Pentecostal Holiness Church in Abbeville. The Reverend Oliver Dean “Willie” McCurry Sr., uncle of the bride, officiated at the 6 p.m., service. Wedding music was provided by organist, Dr. Samuel Lucas McMillan, friend of the bride. Vocalists were Mrs. Elizabeth Martin Henderson, friend of the groom, the bride, and father of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Vermillion, of Donalds, and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Claude Vermillion, of Donalds, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCurry, of Abbeville. She is a graduate of Dixie High School and the University of South Carolina where she earned her bachelor of arts in history. She earned her juris doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law and is employed by Linda Farron Knapp, P.C. as an associate attorney in Barnwell. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James “Jimmy” Albert Young, of Abbeville. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hawthorne, all of Abbeville. He is a graduate of Abbeville High School and Lander University, where he earned his bachelor of science degree in nursing. He is employed as a registered nurse at Abbeville Area Medical Center. Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore an A-line ball gown in diamond white taffeta featuring a pick up skirt accented with silver embroidery, sequins, and pearls at each pick-up and extending into a semi-cathedral- length train. The fitted bodice and straps were also embroidered and accented with crystals and pearls. Her waist-length veil was two-tiered with one tier accented with rhinestones and the other tier edged with pearls. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of cream roses, white stock, red hypericum berries and mixed evergreens with frosted pinecones wrapped with an ivory ribbon. The bride was attended by her matron of honor, Mrs. Pamela Julia “P.J.” Shirley Hagan, friend of the bride, of Donalds and maid of honor Miss Teresa Marie Biediger, friend of the bride, of Columbia. The honor attendants carried hand-tied bouquets of white roses with red berries and mixed greenery in silver engraved tussie mussies. Bridesmaids were: Miss Alexis Sarah Bell, and Miss Megan Joan Flannery, both of Greenwood and Miss Catherine Dare Perry, of Columbia, all friends of the bride. The attendants wore satin floor-length strapless A-line gowns in hunter green accented by an ivory sash. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Anne Marie Ferguson and Miss Samantha Kay Ferguson, cousins of the bride, of Abbeville. They wore satin floor-length A-line gowns in ivory with a hunter green sash. All attendants carried hand-tied bouquets of white roses with red berries and mixed greenery. Flower girl was Miss Hannah Elizabeth Hedden, cousin of the bride, of Abbeville. Registry attendant was Mrs. Angela Whiten Robinson, friend of the groom, of Abbeville. Program attendant was Mrs. Jennifer Young Pow, sister of the groom, of Ninety Six. Mrs. Lisa Cameron McMillan, friend of the bride, of Simpsonville, was Scripture reader. Wedding director was Mrs. Angela Hedden Ferguson, cousin of the bride, of Abbeville. The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were: Mr. Patrick Neil Henderson, friend of the groom, of Abbeville, and Mr. William “Billy” Garvin Pow, brother-in-law of the groom, of Ninety Six.  Junior groomsmen were: Master Brandon Patrick Henderson, friend of the groom, and Master Frederick Griffin Lewis, cousin of the bride, both of Abbeville. Ringbearer was Master Barrett Neil Henderson, of Abbeville.  Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Gatewood Club in Greenwood. After a wedding trip to London, England, the couple will reside in Barnwell.

Krystal Megan HUGHES and Thomas Justin Adams, son of Thomas Brantley Adams and Rosalyn Darlene Willis of the George Ouzts Line

WARE SHOALS - Krystal Megan Hughes and Thomas Justin Adams were married Aug. 9, 2008 at Harmony United Methodist Church in Ware Shoals. The Rev. Tina Thomas, pastor of Harmony United Methodist Church, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rick and Karon Hughes, of Ware Shoals. The groom is the son of Rosalyn and Tim McKinney, of Ninety Six and Thomas Brantley Adams, of Jacksonville FL. Wedding music was presented by Courtney Reynolds, of Greenwood and vocalists Melissa and Rusty Latham, of Greenwood. Kacie Calliham, cousin of the bride, of Ware Shoals, was maid of honor.  Bridesmaids were Jennifer Gary, of Ware Shoals, Amy Palmer, of Laurens and Sheena Babb, of Greenwood. Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal white wedding gown designed exclusively for David Bridal. Made of Italian matte satin, her gown featured a halter neckline and an embroidered bodice encrusted with beads and sequins. The Basque waist fell to an A-line skirt with a split back and front detail, with more beaded embroidery, and a cascading chapel-length train. The bridesmaids wore black sleeveless taffeta tea-length dresses, with rouched empire waists with a tie back. Alayna Butler, of Hodges, was the flower girl. Tim McKinney, of Ninety Six, was best man. Groomsmen were Austin Adams, brother of the groom, of Hodges and James Hughes, brother of the bride, of Ware Shoals. Dillon Butler, of Hodges, was ringbearer.  After a trip to the Caribbean Islands, the couple will make their home in Greenwood.

Jillian Hamilton Smith, daughter of Anna Hamilton Womack and Wade Edward Smith of the Jacob Ouzts II Line and Jonathan Maurice Goff, son of Joyce Elaine Lagroon and Charles Belton (Chuck) Goff, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line

NINETY SIX - Jillian Hamilton Smith and Jonathan Maurice Goff, both of Ninety Six, were married June 14, 2008 at Siloam Baptist Church in Greenwood. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Earl Morris of Ninety Six and Mr. Wade Edward Smith of Ware Shoals. She is the paternal granddaughter of Mrs. Grace Burton Smith and the late Mr. Benjamin Edwin Smith of Ware Shoals, and the maternal granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Womack Sr. of Ninety Six. Born in Greenwood, the bride is a graduate of Lander University, with a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education. She is employed by Greenwood School District 52, at Ninety Six Primary School, as a second-grade teacher. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belton Goff Jr. He is the paternal grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belton Goff Sr. of McCormick, and the maternal grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ansel Lagroon of McCormick. Born in Greenwood, the groom is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College, with an associate's degree in mechanical engineering technology. He is employed by Eaton Cutler-Hammer as a design engineer.  Matron of honor was Miss Nola Crystalyn Belcher, of Charleston, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Lauren Thigpen Fortner and Miss Katie Marie Reid, both of Ninety Six; Mrs. Margaret Poston Hastings and Mrs. Marcie Reid Turner, both of Greenwood; all friends of the bride; and Miss Megan Brittany Goff of McCormick, sister of the groom. Miss Olivia Grace Smith, of Ninety Six, was flower girl. Program and register attendants were Mrs. Anna Kayla Cobb Spearman, of Ninety Six, and Mrs. Kelley Cameron Elders, of Greer, both friends of the bride. Best man was Mr. Charles Belton Goff Jr., of McCormick, father of the groom.  Groomsmen were Mr. Adam Mathew Speake of Greenwood, Mr. Benjamin Wade Herlong of Aiken, Mr. Randall Chad Cole of Greenville, Mr. Joseph Todd Holley of Mt. Pleasant, all friends of the groom; and Mr. Aaron Wade Smith of Ninety Six, brother of the bride. Mr. Ashton Daniel Bailes of Chapin, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer. Ushers were Mr. Jared Russell Goff of McCormick, cousin of the groom; Mr. Matthew Dorn Womack of Prosperity and Mr. David Wright Womack of Ninety Six, both cousins of the bride. The couple hosted a reception at Gatewood Club. After a wedding cruise to the Grand Cayman Islands and Cozumel, the couple will reside in Ninety Six.

Amanda Mays HICKS, daughter of Sylvia VAUGHN and John Mays Hicks of the George Ouzts Line, and Cory L. Carson

SIMPSONVILLE - Amanda M. Hicks and Cory L. Carson were married May 31, 2008 at Crossroads Community Church in Simpsonville. The Rev. Rich Butler officiated. A reception followed at Carolina Springs Country Club. The bride is the daughter of John M. Hicks of Ninety Six and Sylvia V. Hicks of Greenville. She is the granddaughter of Sara G. Hicks and the late Daniel M. Hicks of Ninety Six and Jerry D. and Dorothy C. Sparks of Greenville. She is a graduate of Lander University, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She also graduated from Webster University, with a master’s degree in mental health counseling. She is employed by the Department of Mental Health in Simpsonville. The groom is the son of Henry and Sophia Carson of Travelers Rest. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey of Travelers Rest and Ms. Shirley Goodlett of Greenville. He is attending Southern Wesleyan University and is employed by the Greenville County School District. He is a part-time football coach for Greenville High School. Meredith H. Sparks of Colorado Springs CO, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Blair M. Patterson of Greenwood, Crystal M. Wilson of Greenville, both friends of the bride; and Austin H. Holland of Charleston, cousin of the bride. Honorary attendants were Elizabeth Brewer, Michelle Wardy, and Melissa Baker, all of Greenville; Shannon Petrus of Simpsonville and Iris Stevens of Greenwood. Flower girl was Sascha Natarajan. Henry Carson, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Jermile Brooks of Charleston, Thomas Clevinger and James Brooks of Greenville, and Scott Green of Spartanburg, all friends of the groom. Ushers were Brian Goodlett of Myrtle Beach, Timothy Carson Jr. of Baltimore MD, both cousins of the groom; James Sharpless of Greer, friend of the groom; and Jeremy Sparks of Colorado Springs CO, brother-in-law of the bride. Jr. usher was Joshua Guy, cousin of the groom. Ethan and Chase Natarajan were ringbearers. Program and guest register attendants were Haley and Kathryn Hicks of Lexington, cousins of the bride. A reception immediately followed the ceremony at Carolina Springs Country Club in Simpsonville. After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple will live in Taylors.

William Hamilton Smith, daughter of Anna Hamilton Womack and Wade Edward Smith of the Jacob Ouzts II Line and Jonathan Maurice Goff, son of Joyce Elaine Lagroon and Charles Belton (Chuck) Goff, Jr. of the George Ouzts Line

NINETY SIX - Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Earl Morris, of Ninety Six, and Mr. Wade Edward Smith of Ware Shoals, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jillian Hamilton Smith, to Jonathan Maurice Goff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belton Goff Jr., of McCormick. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eugene Womack Sr. of Ninety Six and Mrs. Grace Burton Smith and the late Mr. Smith of Ware Shoals. She is a graduate of Lander University, with a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education and is employed by Greenwood School District 52 as a second-grade teacher. The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ansel Lagroon and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belton Goff Sr., both of McCormick. He is a graduate of Piedmont Technical College, with an associate’s degree in mechanical engineering technology and is employed by Eaton Cutler-Hammer as a design engineer. The wedding is planned for June 14, 2008 at Siloam Baptist Church in Ninety Six. Invitations will be sent.

Thomas Justin Adams, son of Rosalyn Darlene WILLIS and Thomas Brantley (Tommy) Adams, and Krystal Megan HUGHES of the George Ouzts Line

May 25, 2008 WARE SHOALS - Rick and Karon Hughes, of Ware Shoals, announce the engagement of their daughter, Krystal Megan Hughes, of Greenwood, to Thomas Justin Adams, of Greenwood. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Richard and Willie Hughes and Kenneth and Sara Thompson, of Ware Shoals. She is a graduate of Ware Shoals High School and Piedmont Technical College, with a diploma in pharmacy technology. She is employed by Self Regional Healthcare Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Kmart Pharmacy. The groom-elect is the son of Rosalyn and Tim McKinney of Ninety Six and Thomas Brantley Adams of Jacksonville FL. He is the grandson of Virginia and the late Brantley Otto Adams of Ninety Six, Rosa Lee and the late Austin Willis of Ninety Six and Nora and the late George McKinney of Greenwood. He is a graduate of Greenwood High School and Greenville Technical College, with an associate degree in general motor and body service excellence program. He is employed by George Ballentine Ford. The wedding is August 9, 2008 at Harmony United Methodist Church in Ware Shoals.

Jessica Marie BANNISTER, daughter of Susan Arlene POWELL and Larry Dale Bannister of the Elizabeth OUZTS McDowell Line

HONEA PATH SC - Jessica Marie Bannister and Thomas Eulie Dorn, Jr. were married April 5, 2008 at the First Baptist Church in Honea Path with Rev. Mike Moody officiating. A reception followed at The Depot in Belton SC. The bride is the daughter of Larry and Susan Bannister of Honea Path. She is the granddaughter of Irene Powell and the late Arnold Powell and the late R. E. and Bernice Bannister. The groom is the son of Thomas E. Dorn, Sr. of Saluda, SC and Karen Whitmer of Batesburg, SC. He is the grandson of Espy Dorn and the late Margaret Dorn and Gail "Whit" and Barbara Whitmer. Maid of Honor was Mary Ann Campbell of Belton. Bridesmaids were Lori Ashley, Maranda Brock, and Hope Summey, all of Honea Path, Lynne Powell of Hickory Tavern, Lindsey Carter of Ninety Six, Kristle Banks of Aiken and Elizabeth Shaw of Sumter. Best Man was the father of the groom. Groomsmen were Benjamin Dorn, brother of the groom, Justin Winn, Joshua Price, and Meredith Havird, all of Saluda, Travis Bannister of Greenwood, brother of the bride, and Tyler Goff and Justin Waring, both of Columbia. Flower Girls were Isabella and Jeanette Campbell and Ring Bearer was Kollin Campbell, all of Honea Path. Bell Ringer was Ivie Reese of Grovetown, GA. The bride is a 2002 graduate of Belton-Honea Path High School and a 2006 Cum Laude graduate of Lander University with a BS in Elementary Education. She teaches fifth grade at Saluda Elementary School. The groom is a 2002 graduate of Saluda High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a BS in Civil Engineering. He is an engineer with the SC DOT Construction in Saluda. After a wedding trip to Negril, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Saluda SC.