Jessica Ruth Dorriety of Florence and Joel Hudson Graham of Lake City were married at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Florence.
The Reverend Lester Province Branham, Jr., the Reverend Jason Willard Dorriety, and the Reverend Doctor David Raymond Wike officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Dorriety, Jr. of Florence and is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank Arthur Jenne of Florence, Mrs. Mary Stuckey Dorriety of Timmonsville, and the late Mr. Willard Dorriety, Sr.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Carson Graham of Lake City and is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Allen Hudson of Lake City, Mrs. John Preston Graham of Lake City, and the late Mr. John Preston Graham.
The bride is a graduate of Anderson University with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. The groom is a graduate of Florence-Darlington Technical College and is currently pursuing a Business Management and a Marketing degree from Limestone College. He is employed by ESAB in Florence.
Matron of honor was Mrs. Tracie Robertson Foster, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Janna Graham Dobson, sister of the groom, Mrs. Ann Harmon Dorriety, sister-in-law of the bride, Mrs. Shea Phillips Garland, friend of the bride, Ms. Heidi Renee Gibbs, friend of the bride, Ms. Lauren Rebekah Kirven, friend of the bride, Mrs. Amanda Turbeville Taylor, cousin of the bride, and Mrs. Kelly Turbeville Tomlinson, cousin of the bride.
Best man was Mr. James Carson Graham, father of the groom. Groomsmen were Mr. Iain Fraser Campbell, friend of the groom, Mr. Daniel Corey Dobson, brother-in-law of the groom, Mr. Michael James Dobson, friend of the groom, the Rev. Jason Willard Dorriety, brother of the bride, Mr. James Ryan Foster, friend of the groom, Mr. James Benjamin Graham, brother of the groom, and Mr. Bryan Wayne McKay, friend of the groom.
Flower girls were Misses Kathryn Danielle "Katie" Dobson and Elizabeth Ann "Betsy" Dorriety, nieces of the bride and groom.
Ring bearers were Masters Daniel James "DJ" Dobson and Jason Willard "Will" Dorriety, Jr., nephews of the bride and groom.
Wedding music was provided by Mr. Julian Welch Graham, trumpeter, Mrs. Paige Elizabeth McCabe, vocalist, the Rev. Glen Edward Self, guitarist and vocalist, Mr. Robert Watson Thompson, organist, and Mrs. Dawn Ham Tolson, pianist.
A reception was held at Florence Country Club. After a wedding trip to St. Lucia, the couple will live in Florence.