SaraLouise Cromer of Sumter and Matthew Samuel Josey of Florence were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at the Church of the Holy Comforter in Sumter.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Paul Cromer III, the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Paul Cromer Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Peter James Flanagan and the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Florence Flanagan, all of Sumter. She attended Clemson University. She is employed as a manager of Chick-fil-A of West Florence.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Rene' Josey of Florence and the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. J. Larry Josey and the late Dr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Willis, all of Clemson. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He is employed as a manager of Chick-Fil-A of West Florence.
The Rev. Marcus A. Kaiser Sr. officiated at the ceremony.
Music was provided by Ann LeGrand, organist.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a fit-and-flare, sleeveless sheath gown enhanced with a sequin-beaded belt and chapel-length train adorned with beautiful ivory-twisted embroidery and floral appliques over soft almond trails with sequins giving a slight shimmery appearance. She carried a cascading bouquet of seeded eucalyptus infused with roses, cymbidium and dendrobium orchids.
Madeline Rose Cromer, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Chloe Madison Barrineau, Hannah Walton Bordeaux, Jessica Ryan Cook, Sudie Grace Cromer, Jayne Mayes Dingle and Erika Funke Dunlap. Caroline Johnson Falin served as honorary bridesmaid. Flower girls were Stella Lane Cromer, Emma Clark Flanagan and Reilly Christine Flanagan.
The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Joseph Flanagan, Jon Harrison Josey, brother of the bridegroom, Austin Thomas Lowery, Anthony John Matone, Spencer Cain Owens and Austin Thomas Stephenson. Jacob Colby Sturgill served as honorary groomsman. Samuel Rutledge Cromer Jr., Miles Porter Flanagan and Thomas James Flanagan served as ring bearers.
The bride's parents held the reception at The O'Donnell House.
The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal party at The Main Room, Hamptons.
Following a wedding trip to St. Petersburg, Florida, the couple resides in Florence.
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