Wedding Announcement Cassady – Andrews
Whitney Brooke Cassady and Brad Ashley Andrews, both of Hartsville, S.C., were married at four o’clock in the afternoon on October 10, 2015. The wedding was held at Kelleytown Baptist Church in Hartsville, S.C. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Gary Anderson and Bishop Donald Childers.
The bride was escorted by her godfather, Mr. Blease Duane Cassidy. She is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Mathis Cassady and the late Mr. Johnny Larue Cassady of Hartsville, S.C. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Evans B. Mathis, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Cassady, Sr. Whitney is a graduate of Hartsville High School and Coker College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. Whitney is employed as a Claims Analyst with AIG Educational Markets, located in Florence, S.C. She is also a Choreographer/Dance Instructor with Dance World, located in Hartsville, S.C.
The bride wore a stunning ivory gown with a notched off the shoulder illusion neckline, draped with rhinestones, pearls, and Swarovski crystal beading. The Casablanca design of the gown had a fit and flare sleek satin skirt with beadwork and embroidery on the train. An organza ribbon wove through the pearl and rhinestone beaded trim along the front and back necklines. She also wore a matching veil that was adorned with matching rhinestones, pearls, and crystal beading. The bridesmaids wore floor length black satin Kanali K dresses; the groom, groomsmen, and ushers wore black bow tie tuxedos by Calvin Klein.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Barron Andrews, Sr., of Hartsville, S.C. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow M. Hall, and Mr. and Mrs. Morris H. Andrews. Brad is a graduate of Hartsville High School and Florence Darlington Technical College, where he received an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering. He is employed as a Project Manager with Kirven Construction, Inc., of Darlington, S.C.
Maids of Honor were Kelley April Cassady and Kirby Layne Cassady, both sisters of the bride. Bridesmaid was Leslie Gayle Young, cousin of the bride. Flower girl was Dawsey Elle Kirven, friend of the groom. Honorary bridesmaids were Leslie Jones Andrews, sister-in-law of the groom; Shelley Poston Atkinson, friend of the bride; Samantha Leigh Brady, friend of the bride; Bridgette Michelle Hall, cousin of the groom; Michelle Sansbury Jenks, cousin of the bride; Jenny Kelley McInville, cousin of the groom; Carla Lucy Moore, cousin of the bride; Cayman Lucy Richardson, cousin of the bride; and Stevette Andrews Young, cousin of the groom. Honorary Aunts were Iris Page Andrews, aunt of the groom; Sandra Hall Kelley, aunt of the groom; Dena Cassidy Lucy, aunt of the bride; Kathryn Cassidy Sansbury, aunt of the bride; Gail Mathis Young, aunt of the bride; and Miriam Lewis Young, aunt of the bride.
Best Man was David Barron Andrews, Sr., father of the groom. Groomsmen were David Barron Andrews, Jr., brother of the groom; Carson David Andrews, nephew of the groom; and Wesley Washington Young, VI, cousin of the bride. Ring bearer was Tatum Alisander Doughty, cousin of the bride. Ushers were Dale Stephen Andrews, Jr., cousin of the groom; Woodrow Marion Hall, III, cousin of the groom; Bobby Ray Hayden, Jr., cousin of the bride; Joshua Hall Kelley, cousin of the groom; Todd Lindley Kelley, cousin of the groom; Leon Marion Kirven, Jr., friend of the groom; and Christopher Steven McCormick, friend of the bride.
Program attendants were Heather Gray Hatchell and Adrianna Danielle King. Serving at the wedding registry was Stacie Robin Lee. Margie Lawhon Watkins and Johnny Olin Lawhon served as reception greeters. The musicians for the wedding ceremony were Sara Grantham Wint, organist; Christian Wesley Markle, bagpiper; and Joshua Ryan Walden, soloist. Flowers were provided by Perry Strickland of Perry’s Creations, located in Hartsville, S.C. Photography was provided by Kathi Johnson and Sylvia Plummer, both of Hartsville, S.C. Video services were provided by KM Video Productions, LLC of Camden, S.C. Hair and make-up was provided by Leslie Young of Columbia, S.C. Wedding reception MC/DJ services were provided by Denis Davis of Florence, S.C.
A reception followed at The Hartsville Country Club located in Hartsville, S.C. The couple enjoyed their honeymoon in St. Lucia, and now resides in Hartsville, S.C.