Miss Edith Wills DuBose of Charleston and Camden, S.C., and Mr. William Aldrich Schaller of Charleston, S.C., were united in marriage on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at half past five in the afternoon at Cantey Lane Farm in Boykin, South Carolina. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Alfred T.K. Zadig Jr. of St. Michael’s Church, Charleston.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Charles Wills DuBose and the late Mr. Charles Wills DuBose of Camden, S.C. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Perkins DuBose Jr. of Camden, S.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Woodward Easter of Lake Forest, Ill., and Charlottesville, Va. She is a graduate of the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Thomas Fleetwood Hairston of Savannah, Ga., and the late Mr. Charles Ridings Schaller of Spring Island, S.C. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Precht Harms of Savannah, Ga., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thomas Schaller of Virginia Beach, Va. He majored in Marine Affairs at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.
Escorted by her brother, Mr. Brooks Easter DuBose, and given in marriage by both him and his mother, the bride wore a strapless gown by Romona Keveza with a vintage Alencon lace cathedral length veil. She carried a bouquet of tulips, roses, ranunculus and podocarpus. Mrs. Courtney Springman DuBose, sister-in-law of the bride, served as Matron of Honor. Junior Attendants included cousins Miss Page Ellyson Easter of Charlottesville, Va., and Miss Emily Caroline Maley of Signal Mountain, Tenn., as well as Goddaughters, Miss Evaline Finlay Gomila of New Orleans, La., Miss Caroline Stuart Young of Charleston, S.C., Miss Mary Fielding Jones of Staunton, Va., and Flower Girl, Miss Lydia Edings Pinckney Blessing of Charleston, S.C. Godson, Hugh Patrick Milmoe Jr. of Baltimore, Md., served as Crucifer and Godson; Corbett Eugene Blackwell Parrino of New Orleans, La., as the Greeter. Cousin Ford Wesley DuBose of Duxbury, Mass., and Camden, S.C., was Ringbearer.
Brother of the groom, Mr. Charles Ridings Schaller Jr. of Annapolis, Md., and Mr. Daniel Edward Mengedoht Jr. of Charleston, S.C., served as Best Men to the Groom. Groomsmen included the Groom’s son, Mr. William Geer Schaller of Macon, Ga., brother in-law Mr. Brooks Easter DuBose of Charleston and Camden, and nephews Mr. William Painter Schaller and Mr. Charles Ridings Schaller III, both of Annapolis, Md.
The ceremony was held in the old stable yard under a live oak planted by the bride’s great-grandmother. Mr. Matthew Wilkinson, organist for St. Michael’s Church and trumpeter Mr. Bill Anonie played. Sister-in-Law, Hyland Patterson Schaller of Annapolis, Md., delivered the scripture readings. The wooden cross was made by the groom and adorned with flowers and greenery in memory, honor, and love of their fathers. For the reception in the horse pasture, Equinox Band from Savannah and NYC provided dancing and Aberdeen Catery of Camden the catering.
Wedding weekend parties included a venison dinner hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Derrick Iselin, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas P. Lampshire and Dr. and Mrs. Ken Carson. Wedding Eve cocktails at the National Steeplechase Museum were hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fleetwood Hairston and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ridings Schaller Jr., with dinner hosted by family and friends that included Camdenites Mr. and Mrs. Jon Acker, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Milmoe Jr., Mr. and Mrs. William Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hollings, Mr. and Mrs. David Cann, and Mr. and Mrs. Brooks DuBose. Dancing followed hosted by Mr. and Mrs. George Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Moylan Gomila, and Mr. and Mrs. Kirkman Finlay. Suzanne DuBose Ziemke and Kim Ziemke Ackerman hosted a beautiful wedding day brunch at Old Schoolhouse Farm. After their honeymoon in St Lucia, the couple is residing in Charleston.