Morgan Taylor Ryan of Florence, South Carolina and William Daniel Gaddy IV of Hartsville, South Carolina were married on April 13, 2019 at Tanglewood Plantation in Lynchburg, South Carolina. Reverend Michael Hugh Stroud performed the half past five in the afternoon ceremony. Reception and dancing followed.
The bride, who was given in marriage by her mother and escorted by her brother, is the daughter of Ms. Jane Morgan Ryan of Florence, South Carolina. She is the granddaughter of the late Judge and Mrs. Everette Lee Morgan of Florence, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Joseph Ryan II of Rumson, New Jersey. She graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a degree in Speech Communications. She is a Business Development Manager at Recruiting Solutions in Florence, South Carolina.
The bride wore a wedding gown of chantilly lace over white satin. The full skirt extended into a long train. She wore a tiara with her veil of illusion. The bride's hand-tied bouquet of white hydrangeas, ranunculus, peonies and blush garden roses was wrapped in white satin ribbon. A program of wedding ceremony music was presented by Cadenza String Quartet and soloist Nikki Raines.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Deborah Joyce Hoffman of Hartsville, and the late Mr. William Daniel Gaddy III of Florence. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Daniel Gaddy Jr. of Florence and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boykin Wilkes of Hartsville. He graduated from Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina with a degree in Business Administration. He is a District Sales Manager at Nucor Steel in Darlington, South Carolina.
Cassandra Rachel Radke, friend of the bride, served as the matron of honor.
Savannah Jane Lanford, cousin of the bride, served as the maid of honor.
Bridesmaids included Leigh Ann Freeman, niece of the groom; Courtney Renee Asbill, Jade Lynn Beckham, Tracy Elizabeth Hodges, Mariel Webster McAllister, Lydia Grace Pettit, Macall Alexandra Smith, Alicia Joan Trinkle, Brantly Lane Wyatt. Ashlyn Brooke Freeman, niece of the groom, was the junior bridesmaid.
Jacob Wilkes Grant and William Craig Grant shared the honor of best man.
Groomsmen were Billy Thad Freeman, brother of the groom, John Joseph Ryan IV, brother of the bride, Tyler Zane Freeman, nephew of the groom, Walter Alexander Brown II, Brandon John Hart, William Eldron Henderson, William Lawrence Lowe III, James Ervin McElveen, Tyler Mendenhall Segars, and Brandon Wayne White. Ushers were James Randall Hoffman, stepfather of the groom, Billy Lavon McAllister III, and Daniel Craig Watkins.
The groom hosted a rehearsal dinner on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Hyatt Place Florence Downtown in Florence, South Carolina. Following a honeymoon in Montego Bay, Jamaica the couple will reside in Hartsville, South Carolina.