KINGSTREE - Frances Louise McGill of Kingstree and Roy Edwin Belser Jr. of Summerton were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Williamsburg Presbyterian Church.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Julius McGill of Kingstree and the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Frances Kennedy of Kingstree and the late Mr. Erban White Kennedy Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thornwell McGill Jr. She graduated from Williamsburg Academy and the South Carolina College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy. She is employed by CVS as a pharmacist.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Edwin Belser of Summerton and the grandson of Mrs. Glenn Edward McAlhany of Branchville and the late Mr. McAlhany and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harvey Belser. He graduated from Clarendon Hall, Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is employed by ProMotion Rehab and Sports Medicine as a physical therapist.
The Rev. Donald Ray Muncie II, pastor of the bride, officiated at the ceremony.
Music was provided by Ann Rodgers Chandler, organist; Spencer Nance, trumpeter; and Jennifer Kellahan and Stan Williamson, vocalists.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a classic A-line ballgown designed by Watters of silk taffeta with an Italian lace bateau neckline, an Italian lace bodice trimmed with pearl buttons and accented with a ruched taffeta sash at the natural waist, flowing into a cathedral-length train. The gown was complemented with a silk tulle fingertip veil. She carried a bouquet of ivory garden roses, ranunculus and hydrangeas hand-tied with a section of her mother's wedding dress.
Emily Baker Kellahan and Danielle Easler Tindal served as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Alaina Leigh Belser, sister of the bridegroom, Julia Michelle Collins, Kristin Bunt Griggs, Louise Smunk Holladay, Parkes Burnette King, Margaret Jonte Reynolds and Hanna Hatch Williamson.
The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Timothy Blake Baxley, Jeffrey Donovan Burns, Christopher Allen Mahoney, Benton Thornwell McGill and Harold Kennedy McGill, brothers of the bride, David Leslie Tindal IV, John Drake Perrow and Alexander Thomas Psillos. Ushers were Ashton Alexander Marshall, Townes Hagood Richardson, Michael Augustine Wolf and Woodrow Wilson Watford III.
Cadence Lee McAlhany, cousin of the bridegroom, chimed the hour by handbell. Margaret Ruth Clifton presented Scripture during the ceremony.
The reception was given by the bride's parents at The R.O.B. in Lake City.
The rehearsal party was given by the bridegroom's parents at Sunset Acres in Cades.
Following a wedding trip in the Greek Isles and France, the couple resides in Kingstree.
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