Lawson, Sharp exchange vows
Kate Hemphill Lawson and Madison Drummond Sharp were united in marriage on May 15, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at Darlington Presbyterian Church by The Reverends Kevin T. Cauley and Jonathan G. Garrett. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hemphill Lawson of Darlington, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Paul Anderson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Laurie Coke LAwson. She graduated from Clemson University and is employed by Hawkes Learning in Mt. Pleasant as an Educational Courseware Representative. The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Henry Drummond Sharp, III of Rock Hill, S.C. He is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. James Lester Hudgins and Mrs. Henry Drummond Sharp, Jr. and the late Dr. Sharp. He graduated from Clemson University and is a student at the Medical University of South Carolina’s James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine. The Matron of Honor was Emily Milz Orfinger of Columbia, S.C. The Maid of Honor was Liza Martin Wilson of Lexington, S.C. Bridesmaids included Phyllis Economy Anderson, Brantley Phillips Barinowski, Lana Marie Fabrizi, Taylor Anne Fancera, Kristen Lynne George, Ashley Elizabeth Griffin, Magan Kimberly Head, MArgaret Grace McAnally, Riley Jane Purvis and Anna Carolyn Sharp, sister of the groom. The flower girls were Dohnia Elizabeth Galloway and Leila Harper Mimm. Special guests were Ms. Patsy Cox McMillan and Ms. Annie Chambers Tatum. Program attendants were Grace Dianne Cauley, Claire Hamphill Lawson and Julia Lawson Taylor. Best Man was Dr. Henry Drummond Sharp, III, father of the groom. Groomsmen included Andrew Hanson Dillon, Benjamin Dale Hardy, Thomas Keith Hudgins, cousin of the groom, David Michael Krueger, James Laurie Lawson, brother of the bride, Micah Joseph Nguyen, Campbell David Sharp, brother of the groom, Henry James Sharp, brother of the groom, and Jacob Scott Watrous. The ringbearer was Goodson Lane Galloway. Music was provided by Mr. Jim Helper, organist, and Mr. Bill Nuttall, bagpiper. A reception was held after the wedding at the Darlington Country Club. The couple took a wedding trip to Turks and Caicos Islands and wil reside in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.