Jenna Dawn Maffett of Johnston, S.C. and Kyle Brandon Hallman of Ridge Spring, S.C. were united in marriage Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church of Johnston, S.C.
The Reverend John E. Wertz and the Reverend Jeffery W. Shealy performed the 5:00 p.m. ceremony.
The bride, the daughter of Mrs. Roxana Williams Maffett and the late Jerry Lamar Maffett of Johnston, S.C., is the maternal granddaughter of Mr. Frederick Williams and the late Mrs. Elma Price Williams of Gilbert, S.C., and the paternal granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lamar Maffett of Johnston, S.C.
Jenna earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Newberry College. She is employed as a lab technician in the Metabolic Lab of Greenwood Genetics Center in Greenwood, S.C.
The groom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hallman of Johnston, S.C., is the maternal grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. James A. Derrick of Johnston, S.C., and the paternal grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Morgan C. Hallman of Batesburg, S.C.
Kyle received his forestry degree from Horry Georgetown Technical College and furthered his education at Clemson University. He is employed by Titan Farms as Packing House Maintenance Supervisor.
The bride was given in marriage by her grandfather, Mr. Frederick Williams, and her mother, Mrs. Roxana W. Maffett, and was escorted by Mr. Walter Silas Yonce.
The bridal gown designed by Essense of Australia was an ivory strapless designer fit and flare wedding gown made of rich Dolce Satin and featured a slimming ruched bodice with lace up back. The waist of the dress was highlighted with an exquisite hand crafted Jessica Lynn beaded belt, encompassing silver embroidery with crystal and floral pearl detailing. The flowing textured soft organza skirt had a semi-cathedral train accentuated with whimsical ruffles throughout. Her veil of New York accented with Swarovski crystal and pearls.
The bride’s bouquet was a round exposed wrapped stem bouquet with white hydrangea and white roses with green hypericum berries. The back of the bouquet was backed with a collar of peacock feathers. The bouquet was finished off with the ribbon french braid on the stems and attached was a brooch belonging to her late grandmother, Mrs. Elma Price Williams.
Matron of honor was Mrs. Kerri Maffett Sox, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Nichole Johnson Griffin, Mrs. Rebecca Rushton Rodgers and Mrs. Morgan Carter Tolley. Flower girl was Miss Haleigh Grace Sox, niece of the bride.
The bridesmaids wore cappuccino and chocolate dresses by Allure. The one shoulder neckline featured a two toned floral and ruffle detail on the strap. The ruched bodice was accented with a two tone satin waistband. The bridesmaids carried round exposed wrapped stem bouquet with large white calla lilies with green hypericum berries and green trachelium and peacock feathers. The bouquets were finished off with turquoise ribbon.
The groom’s father, Mr. Bill Hallman, served as his son’s best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Jason Rodgers, Mr. Christopher Derrick and Mr. Rucker Williams. Ushers were Mr. Timothy L. Sox, brother-in-law of the bride, and Mr. Zach Tolley. Ring bearer was Master Hampton Gantt, cousin of the groom.
Guest registry was Miss Nancy Derrick, cousin of the groom. Guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Joe A. Derrick, uncle and aunt of the groom.
A program of nuptial music was provided by organist, Mr. Steven McKinney, violinist, Mr. Mills Dorn and vocal soloist Mrs. Laura W. Herring. Mr. Caleb Yonce served as cruficer for the ceremony. The wedding ceremony was directed by Mrs. Elizabeth S. Cumbee.
A reception was held at Oakland Plantation of Ridge Spring, South Carolina following the ceremony. Guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Michel Rodgers of Ridge Spring, South Carolina, friends of the family. The band Anybody’s Guess provided music for dancing at the reception.
Mr. David Vansant chauffeured the bride and groom to the reception in his vintage car. Mr. Chalmers Carr, III chauffeured the bride and groom from the reception as the guests said their good byes.
After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will reside in Ridge Spring.