Joshua and Brittany Woods, of Inman, announce the birth of a son, Jayse Elige Woods, on Sept. 14, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital. He weighed 11 lbs. 10 oz. and measured 20.25 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ellen and David Miller, and Mike and Belinda Bryant. Paternal grandparents are David and Tammy Woods.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Badger, of Greenville, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a dinner celebration hosted by the couple’s three children at Greer Country Club on Aug. 4 at 6 p.m.
Rebecca McConnell, of Greer, became the bride of Jean-Pierre Wersinger, of Greenville, during a 1 p.m. ceremony on June 17, 2017. Their vows were repeated before Father Richard Tomlinson at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Taylors.
Lorena Hightower Nelson celebrated her 100th birthday on July 11, 2017.
Her family held a party that had more than 75 people in attendance, including friends and family, many of whom were from out of town, some even from other states.
James W. Ford, a native of Greer, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 11 with a party at Southside Baptist Church with family and friends on July 8.
Ford is the father of Elliott Ford, of Greer, and Donna Greene, of Mustang, Oklahoma. He has three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. David Bishop, of Greer, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Micale and Mr. and Mrs. Kent Grainger, announce the engagement of their children, Amanda Elizabeth Bishop, of Greer, and Ethan Kent Grainger, of Florence.
Mattison Victoria Williams and Davis Andrews Craig were united in holy matrimony by the Rev. Richard Smith, uncle of the groom, and Rev. Matt Williams, father of the bride. The double ring ceremony was held at Grace Church in downtown Greenville, on April 29, 2017.
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Holliday, of Greer, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to London and West Sussex in England as well as the Cinque Terre along the Italian Riviera in Italy.
The couple was married by Rev. Herschel Crain at Standing Springs Baptist Church in Simpsonville on April 11, 1992.
Corrie Virginia Coggins, of Greer, and Samuel Cain Studley, of Greer, were united in holy matrimony by the Rev. Ben Patat during a 4:30 p.m. ceremony held on April 15, 2017 at Song Hill Reserve in Landrum.
Alexandria Brooke Cater, of Taylors, and Mark Brown Colson, of Greer, were united in holy matrimony by the Rev. Daryl Hopkins on March 25, 2017, at Taylors First Baptist Church.
A reception at The Zen in Greenville followed the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. A centered three-tiered wedding cake was offered to the guests.