Miss Margaret Anne Gasper and Mr. Elliott Piercey Pope were united in marriage on June 24, 2017 at six o’clock in the evening at St. Luke’s Chapel in Charleston, SC. Officiating the ceremony was the Reverend Daniel William Massie. Music for the ceremony was provided by Thomas Bailey and Ashley Cole. The scripture reader was SarahBeth Bragg.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Fulton Jacob Gasper of Orangeburg, SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. James Robert Bradford of Fort Mill, SC and the late Mr. Bradford and the late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Howard Gasper of Florence, SC.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Jerol Pope of Huntersville, NC. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Don Hailey of Memphis, TN and Mrs. Martha Anne Pope of Jackson, TN.
The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father.
Dr. Catherine Bradford Gasper of Birmingham, AL, sister of the bride, served as Maid of Honor.
Bridesmaids were Ms. Jamie Rae Lee of Johnson City, TN, Ms. Bridget Marie Doloughty of Houston, TX, Ms. Amy Carol Davis of Nashville, TN, Ms. Savannah Lee Sweatman of Charleston, SC, Ms. Mary Kathryn Archie of Rock Hill, SC and Mrs. Brennan Michelle Moreno also of Rock Hill, SC.
Mr. Andrew Lane Yost of Lillington, NC served as Best Man.
Groomsmen included Mr. Josh Aaron Yost of Raleigh, NC, Mr. Logan Byrne Stewart also of Raleigh, NC, Mr. Mitch Stoney Motsinger of Indian Trail, NC, Mr. Colton James Foley of Duplin, NC, Mr. Gregory Chad Tart of Charlottesville, VA and Mr. Andrew Mark Moreno of Rock Hill, SC.
The reception was held at William Aiken House.
The bride is a graduate of Spring Valley High School and Winthrop University. She earned a B.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education and taught 2nd grade at Harold C. Johnson Elementary in York, SC. She will teach in Lexington, NC in the fall.
The groom is a graduate of Hopewell High School and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.A. in History. He will be the head basketball coach at West Davidson High School in the fall.
After honeymooning in Mexico, Molly and Elliott will reside in Lexington, NC.