Friday, July 11, 2014
Hutton Speer Baird of Signal Mountain, TN, and Joseph Alexander Ivey, III, of Pawleys Island were married on June 21, 2014, at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church in Signal Mountain, TN. Dr. William E. Dudley, Dr. David D. Swanson, and Reverend Mackay Smith, cousin of the groom, officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony.
Baird is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn David Baird, Sr., of Signal Mountain, and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart, Dr. and Mrs. George Pickel, Mrs. Calvin Baird, and the late Mr. Baird. She is a graduate of Girls Preparatory School and Wake Forest University, with a degree in history and secondary education. She will be a teacher at James Island Christian School in James Island.
Ivey is the son of Dr. and Mrs. George Thomas DesChamps, Jr., of Pawleys Island. He is also the son of the late Joseph Alexander “Alec” Ivey of Myrtle Beach. He is the grandson of Elizabeth Smith of Gastonia, the late David Smith, Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Ivey. He is a graduate of Lowcountry Day School and Wake Forest University, and will begin his second year of medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Maid of Honor was the bride’s sister, Margaret Mae Baird. Bridesmaids were Charlotte Ivey Rivers, Mary Hollis Baird, Sara Buckingham, Karli Thode, Laura Talton, Emily Rate, Mary Holland Novkov, and Bess Wallis.
Best man was Dr. George Thomas DesChamps Jr. Groomsmen were Thomas Worthington DesChamps, Dr. William Thomas Rivers, Glenn David Baird Jr., Jack Baird, John Maxwell, Ryan Youngerman, Matthew King, and Parker Bradway.
Flower girl was Isabella Francescan, and ring bearers were Thomas and Noah Francescan.
Soloists were Ross Boatwright and Troi Hicks. Musicians were Jason DuRoy, Matthew King, Thomas Perdergast, and William Clinkscales.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, and the reception was held at the bride’s home.
After a wedding trip to Grand Cayman, the couple resides in Charleston.