Miss Rachel Kathryn Nix and Mr. Charles Bennett Barry III were united in marriage at 6 p.m. May 31, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Church in Mount Pleasant, S.C. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stephen Nix of Gainesville. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bennett Barry Jr. of Mount Pleasant, S.C.
The Rev. Anthony Kowbeidu performed the ceremony. The Julie Diamond Ensemble’s string trio presented a program of wedding music.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. The bride’s sister Mrs. Ashley Nix Simmons of Roswell was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were the groom’s sisters Miss Frances Ford Barry and Miss Martha FitzSimons Barry, both of Mount Pleasant, S.C., the groom’s cousin Miss Katherine FitzSimons Smith of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and the bride’s friends Mrs. Katherine Million Welch of Statesboro, Mrs. Anna Irvin Helmuth of Gainesville, Miss Wendy Rebecca Watson of Gainesville, and Mrs. Sarah Ann Greer of Roanoke, Va. The bride’s nieces Miss Katherine Rice Simmons and Miss Callie McNeil Simmons, both of Roswell were the flower girls.
The groom’s father was the best man. Groomsmen were the groom’s cousins Mr. Andrew Maguire Catterton, Mr. John Madison Catterton and Mr. Willis Charles Smith, all of Mount Pleasant, S.C., the bride’s brother-in-law Mr. Christopher Scott Simmons of Roswell, and the groom’s friends Mr. Anthony Ryan Barillo of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Mr. Michael Davis Hammond Greer of Roanoke, Va., and Mr. William Edward Bell of Stockbridge. Ushers were The Honorable Richard Wayne Story, Mr. Larry Eschol Dent and Mr. Hugh Martin Smith.
Mrs. Jan Wallen Truesdale was the wedding coordinator. Dr. Nancy Duffy Story, Mrs. Katherine Wolf Dent, Ms. Katherine Barry Catterton and Mrs. Caroline Barry Smith were greeters and kept the bride’s book.
The groom’s parents gave a rehearsal dinner at their residence in Mount Pleasant, S.C., on the eve of the wedding.
The bride’s parents gave a reception at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant, S.C., following the ceremony.
Following a honeymoon to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the couple reside in Mount Pleasant, S.C.