Brittany Elaine Kneece of Aiken and Ryan Andrew Bearden of Aiken were married April 19, 2014 at Enterprise Mill and Event Center. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The Rev. Chris Lotz officiated.
The bride is a daughter of Kenny and Emily Kneece of Trenton. She is a granddaughter of Sandra and Gene Fox and Hubert and Elaine Kneece, and Ronnie and Anne Collins.
The bridegroom is a son of Kurt Sr. and Kim Bearden of Barnwell. He is a grandson of George Ray and Arnette Schumpert and Mary Frances Boyleston and Steve Lawson and Jaci Bearden and the late Claude Bearden and Shirley Davis.
Chasity Barden of Aiken was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Waverly Whitlock of Tuscon, AZ, cousin of the bride; Mandy Thompson of Graniteville, SC, cousin of the bride; Stacy Hopson of Martinez, GA, friend of the bride; Tiffany Gordon of Wagener, SC, friend of the bride; Kelly Chavous of Warrenville, friend of the bride; and Malone Fanning of Aiken, SC, friend of the bride.
Joey McGuire of Aiken was the best man. Groomsmen were Cameron Kneece of Aiken, brother of the bride; Zach King of Sparta, GA, cousin of the groom; Kurt Bearden Jr. of New Ellenton, brother of the groom; Kyle Bearden of Barnwell, cousin of the groom; Casey Bearden of Charleston, cousin of the groom; and Nathan Bearden of Barnwell, cousin of the groom.
Ushers were Nic Bearden of Barnwell, brother of the groom; Jake Bearden of Barnwell, brother of the groom; and Jason Whitlock of Tucson, AZ, cousin of the bride.
Jax Mead of Williston was the ringbearer.
Kenzie Whitlock of Martinez, GA and Payslee Mead of Williston were the flower girls.
Following a reception at Enterprise Mill and Event Center, the couple left for a wedding trip to Costa Rica.
They will reside in Aiken.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of Aiken High School. She is a graduate of Aiken Technical College. She is employed by Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
The bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Aiken High School. He is employed by Holley Heading and Air.