WEDDING: Stokes – Ellefson
Kristin L. Ellefson of Huntersville, N.C., and David A. Stokes of Huntersville, N.C., were married on Aug. 10, 2013 in a 6 p.m. ceremony at Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta. The bride was given in marriage by her father.
The bride is the daughter of Brian D. and Anita F. Ellefson of North Augusta. She is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Fogleman of Burlington, N.C., and the late Donald and Mrs. Donald D. Ellefson of North Augusta.
The bridegroom is the son of Alan and Ann Stokes of Lexington. He is the grandson of Mrs. Marian Heustess of Lexington and the late Mr. and Mrs. James F. Stokes.
The bride’s flowers included English garden roses, hydrangea, ranunculus, lambs ear, mint and scented geranium.
Ms. Rachel Ellefson of North Augusta, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ms. Victoria Oliver of Columbia, friend of the bride; Ms. Catherine Manci of North Augusta, friend of the bride; Ms. Mattie Stokes of Bluffton, friend of the bride; Ms. Kathryn Banks of Atlanta, friend of the bride; and Ms. Ashley Ellefson of North Augusta, cousin of the bride. Mrs. Lauren Stephens of Greenville, friend of the bride, was an honorary bridesmaid.
Ms. Raleigh Daniel of Ocala, Fla., friend of the bride, read the scripture.
Mr. James Stokes of Lexington, brother of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Tyler Lacross of Charlotte, N.C., friend of the groom; Mr. Matthew Mauldin of Seneca, friend of the groom; Mr. Andrew Burgess of Alexandria, Va., friend of the groom; Mr. Paul Shaak of Atlanta, friend of the groom; and Mr. Johnathan Lowe of Alexandria, Va., friend of the groom.
The reception was held in the River Room at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Augusta.
The couple will take a wedding trip to Sandals Whitehouse Village and Spa in Jamaica.
They will reside in Huntersville, N.C.
The bride graduated from Clemson University, Clemson, in December 2011.
The bridegroom graduated from Clemson University, Clemson, in May 2011.