Casey Brunson and James Matthew Clyburn, both of Lexington, S.C., were married April 14, 2012, at Lexington Baptist Church. The 6 p.m. ceremony was performed by Reverend Bruce Hancock. A reception immediately followed at Senate’s End.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dwight McPherson of Heath Springs, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manley Ellis of Monroe, N.C. and the late Annie Grace Ellis. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Management from the University of South Carolina in 2009. She is employed with the State of South Carolina Department of Insurance as the Grants Coordinator.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Clyburn of Camden, S.C. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Singleton Clyburn, Sr. of Camden, S.C. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Samuel Watford of Orangeburg, S.C. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Retail Management. He is employed with the State of South Carolina Department of Revenue as a Revenue Officer.
The bride wore a fitted wedding gown in ivory taffeta and silver detailing, with a full ruffled skirt and a chapel length train. Her A-line gown featured a dropped waist and sweetheart neckline. The full skirt, made up of asymmetrical ruffled layers of fabric, which echoed the wrapped look of the train, was taken up into a French-style bustle.
Maid of honor was Miss Anna Grace Brunson and matron of honor was Mrs. Ashley Branham. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Brittany Adams, Miss Jillian Ingram, Miss Megan Scott and Miss Morgan Smith. Junior bridesmaids were Miss Caroline Conklin and Miss Jessica Sims. Flower girl was Miss Valerie Sims.
Best man was Mr. James L. Clyburn. Groomsmen were Mr. Steven Branham, Mr. Louis Clyburn III, Mr. Michael Dillard, Mr. Phillip Hudson and Mr. Daniel Sheheen. Junior Groomsman was Louis Clyburn IV. Ring bearer was Mr. Maxwell Clyburn. Ushers were Mr. Daniel Copeland, Mr. David Mays, Mr. Matthew Sheheen and Mr. Gregory Sims.
Attendants and greeters were Miss Paige Brumfield, Miss Sarah Gilreath, Miss Alyssa Schaefer, Mr. and Mrs. Derek Gowdy and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ingram.
The couple will honeymoon in Riviera Maya, Mexico.