Kimberly Hooks of Aiken and Gerald Kelliher of Aiken were married June 22, 2013 at South Aiken Presbyterian Church. The bride was given in marriage by the Rev. Dr. Christopher Crotwell.

The bride is a daughter of Donald and Laurie Hooks of Aiken. She is a granddaughter of Dot and Larry Hook of Conway, SC, and Helen and Wayne Hooks of Aiken.

The bridegroom is a son of Gerald Kelliher Jr. of Preston, CT, and Cheryl Pendleton of Lady Lake, FL. He is a grandson of Angela and John Pendleton and Eve and Gerald Kelliher Sr.

Melissa Hooks of Aiken was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ashley Whisenant of Aiken, friend of the bride; Amber Mitchell of Aiken, friend of the bride; Lauren Hare of Greensboro, N.C., cousin of the bride; and Erin Kelly of Preston, CT, cousin of the groom.

Joe Kelly of Preston, CT, was the best man. Groomsmen were Richarde Anderson of Aiken, friend of the groom; Justin Edwards of Aiken, friend of the groom; Alex Deltgen of Preston, CT, friend of the groom; and William Pendleton of Boynton Beach, FL, uncle of the groom.

Kevin Harrison of Lady Lake, FL, was the ringbearer.

Makayla Ryan of Willow Springs, N.C., was the flower girl.

Following a reception at Rye Patch, the couple left for a wedding trip to Curacao.

They will reside in Lawton, OK.

The bride is a 2008 graduate of South Aiken High School and a graduate of Aiken Technical College with a degree in Dental Assisting. She is employed by Small Smiles Dental Clinic.

The bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of South Aiken High School. He is a graduate of The Citadel with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is employed by the United States Army.

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