Hannah Elizabeth Griffin and Bradley Reece Banks were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at First Church of God in Sumter. The Rev. Ronald Bower officiated at the ceremony, with a reception given by the bride's parents immediately following.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Griffin of Sumter, and the granddaughter of the late Hassie Antonia Broadway, the late James Lawrence Kindall and the late Ernest and Leslie Griffin. She graduated from North Greenville University with a bachelor of arts degree in early childhood education. She is employed by Green Charter School in Greenville.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Reece Banks of Marietta, and the grandson of Mary Francis Banks and the late Reece Banks Sr., and Ricky and Sandra Cox. He attended Greenville Technical College. He is employed by Nutra Manufacturing in Greenville.
The bride wore a strapless Allure couture ball gown of soft ivory organza featuring a sweetheart neckline, ruched bodice, softly draped skirt and a semi-cathedral train complemented by an ivory finger-tip veil adorned with a pearl embellished Alencon lace edge.
Amanda Duncan served as matron of honor, with Kelly Switzer as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brittny Bryant, Molly Corbett and Jennifer Jones. Natalee Henderson served as flower girl.
Kyle Cartee served as best man. Groomsmen were Taylor Bostian, Brandon Kozic, Taylor Loftis and Lucas Stewart. Caleb Black served as ring bearer. Ushers were Gerald Gaylord and Noah Griffin, brother of the bride.
The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal dinner at Simply Southern Bistro in Sumter.
Following a wedding trip to Rockland, Maine, the couple resides in Greenville.