Allison Lynn Hill and Brenda Hanner White were united in marriage on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 5:30 in the afternoon. The wedding took place at The Greenbrier Chapel, The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
The ceremony was performed by The Honorable Steve C. Jones, with readings by The Honorable Leigh Martin May, both of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
The bride, escorted by her father, was given in marriage by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Craig Sterling (Lynn Bowles) Hill of Timmonsville, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Alice Bowles and the late Glenn Thomas “Tom” Bowles of Timmonsville and Mrs. Laurie Young of Florence, and the late Carl F. Hill, Sr. of Florence.
The bride is a graduate of Clemson University, Calhoun Honors College and the University of Georgia School of Law. After clerking at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta, she now works as an associate attorney at King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, Georgia.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Rebecca Hanner White and the late Daniel Upton “Dan” White of Athens, Georgia. He is the grandson of Mrs. Dolores Pelc of Hudson, Florida, the late Ivan F. Hanner, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Gordon (Mary Helen) Starr of Columbia, S.C.
The groom is a graduate of Furman University and the University of Georgia School of Law. He also clerked at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and is now an associate attorney at Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, LLP in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Lauren White, Timmonsville, S.C, best friend of the bride, served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Brittany Dorriety Poole, of Lamar, S.C. ,Ms. Betsy Windham, of Timmonsville, S.C., Mrs. Alyssa Maute Smith, of Charleston, S.C. all friends of the bride, Mrs. Kaleena Hill, sister-in-law of the bride, of Timmonsville, S.C. and Ms. Maren White, sister of the groom of Lewisburg, W.V. Flower girls were Miss Evie Hill and Miss Sarah Hill, Timmonsville, S.C., nieces of the bride.
Best Man was the late Daniel Upton “Dan” White, father of the groom, posthumously.
Groomsmen were Mr. Amer Ahmad, Atlanta, Georgia; Mr. Ryan McClure, Atlanta, Georgia; Mr. Kevin McClelland, Indianapolis, Indiana, all friends of the groom; Mr. Timothy Hanner and Mr. Jonathan Hanner, Nashville, Tennessee, both cousins of the groom; Mr. Glenn Hill and Mr. Ross Hill, Timmonsville, S.C., brothers of the bride. Ring bearers were Masters Lucas Hill and Abel Hill, Timmonsville, S.C., nephews of the bride.
Ushers were Mr. Gaines Allen and Mr. Clarke Allen, Nashville, Tennessee, cousins of the groom. Guestbook attendant was Miss Elizabeth Allen, Nashville, Tennessee, cousin of the groom. Sterling Hill and Ryan Hill, both of Timmonsville, S.C. and nephews of the bride served as program attendants.
The bride wore a custom-made Lazaro ivory silk ball gown with a lace bodice and a crystal belt at the waist. She wore her mother’s cathedral length veil. The flower girl dresses, made by her maternal grandmother, were adorned with lace from her mother’s wedding dress.
A reception followed in The Cameo Ballroom inside The Greenbrier Hotel. The wedding ceremony, reception and all weekend events were planned and coordinated by the groom’s sister, Ms. Maren White, Director of Weddings at The Greenbrier.
After a honeymoon to St. Lucia, the couple now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
The bride and groom were honored with a rehearsal dinner hosted by the groom’s mother, Mrs. Rebecca White at Howard’s Creek Lodge on the grounds of The Greenbrier Resort.
The bride was honored on April 8 with a bridal luncheon hosted by Ms. Jane DuBose and Ms. Beverly DuBose at their home in Timmonsville. A bridal shower followed at Pine Grove United Methodist Church in Timmonsville, hosted by Ms. Lauren White, Mrs. Marie White, and the women of the church.
Mrs. Jane Allen, aunt of the groom, also hosted a bridal shower at the Ansley Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia.