Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Haley Elizabeth Sessions of Rock Hill, S.C. and Gregory James Taylor of Cumming, Ga. were joined in marriage on August 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Pawleys Plantation.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald T. Ford Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Timothy B. Sessions, all of Georgetown.
She graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities and is a senior at Winthrop University.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Truman Jeffrey Taylor of Cumming, Ga.
He graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities and is employed by North Carolina Dance Theatre.
The official clergyman for the wedding ceremony was Pastor Rod Reid.
The violinist was James Masanotti and wedding selections included “The Luckiest” by Ben Folds, “Salut D’amour” by Edward Elgar, and “The Swan (le Cygne) Meditation” from Thais by J. Massenet.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, Timothy Sessions.
The bride wore a full-length strapless gown from Sotterro and Midgley the Haute Couture” Collection. It embraced a silk outer frame with small beading and a corset back.
The veil was made of tulle attached to a small comb piece created by the bride.
The bouquet was also created by the bride, which consisted of small baby green hulk hydrangeas, pink and ivory kiss roses, with a hint of green, baby’s breath and green accents.
The matron of honor was Casey Sessions, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Ceryce Ford, sister of the bride, Brianna Taylor, sister of the groom, and Brittany Keeney, cousin of the bride.
The flower girl was Caroline Marshall, niece of the groom.
The best man was Christopher Taylor, brother of the groom.
Groomsmen were Charles Taylor and Jonathan Taylor, brothers of the groom, and James Masanotti, friend of the groom.
The ringbearer was Bruton Marshall, nephew of the groom.
Ushers were Stepphan Stover, friend of the bride, and Ryan Lee, friend of the groom.
A reception was held at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club, coordinated by Melissa Crews and Yuani Valentine.
The deejay was Christopher Taylor, brother of the groom, and the chef was Leon Nesbitt.
The photographer was Gene Ho. Frank Hotz handled lighting and backdrop decorations and Annie Watts provided linens.
A rehearsal party was given by the groom’s parents on August 15 at Austin’s Ocean One, Litchfield Beach, with the entire wedding party in attendance.
A bridal luncheon was given by the sisters of the bride, Casey Sessions and Ceryce Ford at Barefoot Barista in Pawleys Island on August 15.
After a wedding trip to Quebec, Canada, the couple is residing in Charlotte, N.C.
South Strand News is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not South Strand News.