MANNING - Mary Michael Windham of Manning and Thomas Kirk Walker of Sumter were united in marriage at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Manning United Methodist Church.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emory Windham of Manning and the granddaughter of Mr. William J. Brewer and the late Mrs. Irene R. Brewer of Manning and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold K. Windham of Davis Station. She graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2014 and attended Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter. She is employed by The Bank of Clarendon.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marshall Walker of Sumter and the grandson of Mrs. Maria Teresa Villamizar and the late Col. Enrique Villamizar of Colombia, South America, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clayton G. Walker of Oxford, Alabama. He graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2013 and attended Central Carolina Technical College and the University of South Carolina in Sumter. He is employed by United Parcel Service and Fence Masters in Sumter.
The Rev. Thurmond Kem Thomas officiated at the ceremony.
Music was provided by Mrs. Kathy Owen Gatlin, organist and pianist, and Mrs. Rosanne Eadon Jackson Matthews, soloist.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a strapless, soft ivory ballgown with a sweetheart neckline and organza overlay. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of blush and cream roses accented with eucalyptus, dusty miller and lamb's ear.
Helen Bateman Brunson served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ann Bethea Barwick, Emma Katherine Barwick, Rollin Grace Barwick, Shelby Alexandria Boykin, Emily Ann Brunson, Ann Perrin Jackson, Virginia Ellis Mason, Tessa Elizabeth Sanford, Maria Claudia Walker, Doris Elizabeth Williams and Haley Alexandria Williams.
The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Brewer Garrell Brunson, Don Cagney Brunson III, Jackson Millard Brunson, Nicholas Ware Gibbons, Blake Hunter Graham, John Rodgers Mishoe IV, Edward Wayne Peagler Jr., Thomas Windham Peagler, William Owens Smith, Camilo Villamizar, Joseph Michael Watcher and Gerald Camlin Wilder III.
Also participating were Mrs. Margaret Bland Cooper, Mrs. Sue Allen Jordan, Elizabeth Anne Elmore, Brooke Raeann Bennett, Eaddy Grace Osteen, Kinsley McCall Waynick and Anne Patience Williamson.
The reception was given by the bride's parents at their home.
The rehearsal party was given by the bridegroom's parents at Charleston's Place.
Following a wedding trip to Asheville, North Carolina, the couple will reside in Manning.
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