On Saturday, November 4th, Caitlin Renee’ Holbrook and Dalton Glen Odom were married in a double ring, outdoor ceremony held at four o’clock in the afternoon at Pim Farms in Dovesville, officiated by Louijene Hodges of Darlington.
The parents of the couple affirmed their blessing on the marriage.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Farries Holbrook of the Dovesville community. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John L. Wallace, Jr. of Dovesville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Stroup, Sr. of Florence. She is a graduate of Mayo High School for Mathematics, Science and Technology, Class of 2012. She is employed with Bed Bath & Beyond.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Terrell Odom of Florence. He is the grandson of Mrs. Loraine Odom of Southport, Florida, and the late Mr. Jack Odom, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Eller of Lenoir, North Carolina. He is also a graduate of Mayo High School for Mathematics, Science and Technology, Class of 2012, and earned a bachelor of science degree in business, with a minor in philosophy, from Francis Marion University, Class of 2016. He is employed with the family business, Odom’s Body Shop.
Escorted by her father, the bride was radiant in a sleeveless gown featuring a pearled high neckline of illusion and lace appliqués embellished with pearls and iridescents, and a sweetheart bodice. The back was of the same design with covered buttons to the waist. The form-fitted gown of taffeta overlaid with illusion and lace appliqués flowed from the knees into a trumpet bottom adorned with lace appliqués, pearls and iridescents, with a chapel length train. Her hair was adorned with caspia and a bejeweled hair accessory. She wore a cathedral length veil of illusion, iridescents and lace appliqués. The bride carried a cascading bouquet of confetti harvest orange and red roses, orange sprays, white hydrangea, mini calla lilies, purple wax flower and greenery.
Maid of honor was Gaylen Hobbs of Florence. Serving as matron of honor was Nicole Obert of Lynn Haven, Florida, sister-in-law of the groom. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Holbrook of Aylett, Virginia, sister-in-law of the bride; Alleyah Bettis of Florence; and Bethany McArthur of Hartsville.
Flower girls were Ava Holbrook of Aylett, Virginia, niece of the bride, and Sophia Obert of Lynn Haven, Florida, niece of the groom.
Serving as veil bearer was Kayleigh Grice of Lynn Haven, Florida, niece of the groom.
The groom’s best man was his brother, Robert Obert of Lynn Haven, Florida. Groomsmen were Michael Holbrook of Aylett, Virginia, brother of the bride; Cody Gaskins of Darlington; Tyler McLain of Patrick; and Noah Scott of Hartsville.
Ring bearer was Sloan Holbrook of Aylett, Virginia, nephew of the bride.
Ushers were Christopher Morris of Florence and Austin Teal of Darlington.
Following the ceremony, a social hour was held where guests enjoyed a variety of finger foods. Immediately following, the reception was held, and guests dined on a barbecue dinner. At this time, the bride changed from her long veil into a fascinator of lace, netting and silk flowers.
The couple enjoyed a week’s honeymoon in the mountains at Maggie Valley, North Carolina. They are making their home in Florence.
On October 15, the bridal couple was feted with a couple’s shower, hosted by Sonja Baker and Jessica Horton. Held on the lawn of the Baker home, the couple received many gifts from the approximately 20 guests attending.
On October 28, the bride-elect was entertained with a shower, hosted by her cousins, Amanda Adams Burr, Brooke Adams and Lindsey Adams, in the Holbrook home. Approximately a dozen guests enjoyed delicious refreshments during the appointed time. Miss Holbrook received many useful gifts.
Local bridesmaids whisked the bride off to the beach on November 2nd for her bachelorette party. The ladies enjoyed a day of shopping and relaxing on the beach.
Groomsmen did the same for the groom with an overnight bachelor party held at a private home on October 30th.
The rehearsal dinner was held at the wedding venue on November 3rd, where the bridal party and invited guests dined on Italian cuisine.
The groom, his wedding party, and invited guests enjoyed a breakfast at an area restaurant on the wedding day.
A bridal breakfast was held for the bride and her party, and invited guests, at the Wilds-Edwards House in Darlington. Guests were served a delicious meal and enjoyed a tour of the home. Hosting the event were the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Charles (Joni) Adams and her cousin, Amanda Adams Burr, all of Darlington.