Aimee Michelle West of Kent, OH, and Chandler Hayes Smith of Rock Hill, SC, were married August 18, 2012, in Millbrook Baptist Church in Aiken, SC. The bride was given in marriage by her father. The Rev. Andrew Smith of Charlotte, NC, officiated.


The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill West of Aiken, SC. She is a granddaughter of Patricia Taylor and the late Donald W. Taylor Jr. and the late Nelma G. Taylor, and the late Dave and Carolyn West and the late Ida West.


The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Bagwell of Gaston, SC, and the late Michael W. Smith Sr. He is a grandson of Bill and Virginia Armstrong and Harvey P. Smith Jr. and the late Audrey Smith.


Miss Rebecca Head of Aiken, SC, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Deni Avant of Bellingham, WA, college friend of the bride; Mrs. Leigh Anne Miles of Jacksonville, FL, childhood friend of the bride; Miss Katie Hood of Columbia, SC, future sister-in-law of the bride; and Miss Brittany Taylor of Charlotte, NC, cousin of the bride.


Mr. Preston Smith of Gaston, SC, was the best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Joshua Bagwell of Gaston, SC, stepbrother of the groom; Mr. Erik Sheldon of Savannah, GA, college friend of the groom; Mr. Zack West of Columbia, SC, brother of the bride; and Mr. Scott Fleischman Jr. of Fort Mill, SC, college friend of the groom.


Mr. Luke Faille of Rock Hill, SC, was the ringbearer.


Miss Patton Casto of Columbia, SC, was the flower girl.


Following a reception in Newberry Hall, the couple left for a wedding trip to Jamaica.


They will reside in Akron, OH.


The bride is a 2006 graduate of South Aiken High School. She is a graduate of Winthrop University with a degree in psychology and is pursuing a Ph.D. in child clinical psychology. She is employed by Kent State.


The bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Swansea High School. He is a graduate of Winthrop University with a degree in music performance. He is employed by Sterling Jewelers.