Rebecca Graham Kolb of Columbia and Douglas Edward Thomas of Columbia were married January 4, 2014, at The Church of the Holy Comforter, Sumter, SC. The six o’clock ceremony was performed by the Reverend Doctor John MacReadie Barr, III, and the Reverend Doctor James Fraser Lyon, IV. The reception was given by the bride’s parents at the Sunset Country Club.


The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Stackhouse Kolb, Jr., of Sumter, is the granddaughter of Mr. James Warren Skardon and the late Mrs. Skardon of Walterboro, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wade Stackhouse Kolb of Sumter. She graduated from The University of South Carolina Honors College with a degree in English, and earned a Master of Library and Information Science from The University of South Carolina. She is the Youth Services Supervisor for the Richland Library system in Columbia, SC.


The bridegroom, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Frederick Thomas of Aiken, is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Clyde Jones, Jr., of Virginia Beach, VA, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Edward Thomas of Waverly, OH. He graduated from the University of South Carolina Honors College with a degree in Political Science. He received a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law. He is an attorney with the Thomas Law Firm in Columbia, SC.


The bride was escorted by her father. The matron of honor was Sally Kolb Pittman. The bridesmaids were Ashley Mims Dumont, Elizabeth Skardon Garrison, Kathryne Lane Knight, Lauren Cothran Roach and Michelle Singer Thomas.


The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were John Phillip Angelos, William Smith Brockington, III, Wade Stackhouse Kolb, III, Zachary Brooks Pittman, Mark Alexander Pitts, Phillip Christopher Rogers and Mark Stephen Thomas. Francis Patrick Garrison, Jr., served as usher.


The Rehearsal Party was given by the groom’s parents at The Main Room, Hamptons. Following a wedding trip to California, the couple will reside in Columbia.