Catherine Elizabeth Ortmann of Sumter and James Michael Hart of Columbia were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at LinRan Farm in Sumter.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Chandler Ortmann of Sumter and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred William Ortmann Jr. of Sumter and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Singleton Jackson of Gable. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in History and from USC School of Law with a Juris Doctor. She is employed by the South Carolina Judicial Department.
The bridegroom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Wayne Hart of Tyrone, Georgia, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Norman Hart of Peachtree, Georgia, and Mr. Joseph Wilson Holmes and the late Cheryl Culkin Holmes of Plano, Texas. He graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics and Business. He is employed by Corteva Agriscience.
Dr. William Clay Smith officiated at the ceremony.
Music was provided by Mr. Derek McClardy.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore her mother's formal wedding gown of white crystal organza, re-embroidered alencon lace and seed pearls featuring a fitted bodice with a Queen Anne neckline. She also wore a full-length chapel train of alencon lace and pearls and carried a bouquet of seeded eucalyptus, parvafolia eucalyptus, dusty miller, variegated pittosporum, white stock and Playa Blanca Roses.
Sallie Singleton Ortmann and Anna Reid Ortmann served as maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Lynsey Hart, Jillian Hart, Curry Ann Wilson, Scottie Ard, Summers Binnicker, Carolina Ayers, Katie Mott, Tori Beth Black and Corrie Daves.
The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Hutson, Allen Wood, Jack Berry, Jay Benner, Nolan Huber, Ross Stephens, Duvall Winns, Caleb Haygood, Will Moody and Cory Stuart. Joseph Hart served as junior groomsman, with Tate Renner as usher.
Also participating were Olivia McConnell and Marissa Hart, program attendants, and Mrs. Talmadge Tobias, director.
The bride's parents held the reception at LinRan Farm.
The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal party at The Hamptons in Sumter.
Following a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple will reside in Columbia.
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