Smith-DaSilva

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Katherine Lewis Smith and William Brooks DaSilva, both of Charlotte, were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church in Sumter.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Beasley Smith of Sumter and the granddaughter of Mrs. Joseph Speed Williams and the late Mr. Williams of Sumter, formerly of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and Mrs. Edward Lewis Smith and the late Mr. Smith of Whiteville, North Carolina. She graduated from Wilson Hall School in 2009 and Wofford College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a minor in Business. She is employed as a relationship manager with Wells Fargo Middle Market Banking in Charlotte.

The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Paul Brandel of Greenville and Dr. and Mrs. Robert Mario Hale DaSilva and the grandson of the late Mrs. Sarah NcNeely Mills and Dr. and Mrs. Ercio Mario DaSilva, all of Columbia. He graduated from Hammond School in 2009 and Wofford College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and a minor in Business. He is employed as a sales officer with BB&T Government Finance in Charlotte.

The Rev. Nicholas Theo Cheek officiated at the ceremony.

Music was provided by Mrs. Hugh Toland Stoddard, organist; Mr. Alex Michael Beaton, soloist and oboist; Mrs. David Fred Decker, violinist; Mr. Greyson Hunter Holler, bagpiper; and Mr. Evan Lewis Thompson, trumpeter.

Escorted by her father, the bride wore a custom-designed gown by Modern Trousseau of French alencon lace and French illusion tulle featuring a sweetheart neckline and a full silk skirt with lace trailing down the side and a chapel-length train finished with silk-covered buttons. Her chapel-length veil, an heirloom worn by her mother and grandmother, was adorned with hand sewn Brussels lace.

Nancy Cameron Smith, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Anne Elizabeth Booke, Margaret Foerster Bratton, Caroline Turner Cromer, Mary Sullivan Moore DaSilva, Stephanie James Gould, Charlotte Maitland Horney, Kelley Winston Jones, Catharine Ellerbe Knight, Taylor Caryn Marcus, Katherine Evelyn Sadler and Whitney Elizabeth Townes.

The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Clifton Campbell Ayers, Taylor Steven Brown, Justin LaHood Daniels, Robert Hale DaSilva, James Archibald Hardison V, Seth Leldon Knight IV, Theodore Montague Malinowski, George Hunter McMaster II, Timothy Brooks Owens Jr., Frank Lockehart Rodgers and Peter Anderson Wilson. Serving as ushers were Charles Roman Bowers, Thomas Preston Rives Middleton and William Middleton IV. Readers were McCauley Thornhill James and Andrew Mercer Yates. Greeters were Lauren Renee Bordeaux and Lauren Lee Thompson.

The bride's parents held the reception at Sunset Country Club.

The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal party at The O'Donnell House in Sumter.

Following a wedding trip to South Africa, the couple will reside in Charlotte.