Newberry Observer

Holley, Bedenbaugh united in marriage

Megan Elise Bedenbaugh of Pomaria and Aaron Blake Holley of Merritt Island, Fla., were united in marriage June 3, 2017, at New Hope United Methodist Church in Pomaria. The Rev. Daniel Eplee officiated the five o’clock ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Bedenbaugh of Pomaria. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dianne Livingston Graham and the late Mr. Earl Asbury Graham Jr. of Pomaria and Mrs. Doliene Frick Bedenbaugh and the late Mr. Earnest Eugene Bedenbaugh of Prosperity. A 2012 graduate of Mid-Carolina High School, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a minor in Financial Management from Clemson University in 2015. In December 2016 she received a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Winthrop University.

The groom is the son of Mr. Bobby Ray Holley and the late Mrs. Wanda Holt Holley of North Augusta. He is the grandson of the late Mr. Enoch A. Holt and the late Mrs. Hazel Holt Kelly and the late Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Brewer Holley, all of Florence, Alabama. He is a 2006 graduate of Strom Thurmond High School and a 2008 graduate of Horry-Georgetown Technical College with an Associate degree in Agriculture. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University. He is employed with Leak Testing Specialist Inc. in Orlando, Fla., as a welding inspector.

The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Organist, Mrs. Alice Graham Davis, Pianist, Mrs. Rebecca Livingston Pitts, and soloist, Mr. Jordan Thomas Suber provided music. Guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Michael Long and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Robert Davis.

Maid of honor was Miss Kursten Alice Long of Newberry. Bridesmaids were Ms. Kaley Elizabeth Kerr of Easley, Ms. Rachel Lee Klauber of Anderson, Ms. Hannah Carrie Livingston of Irmo, Mrs. Alison Jay Ramsey of Lexington, and Ms. Ashley Danielle Waldrop of Atlanta, Georgia. Little Miss Emily Martha Holmes of North Augusta, and Little Miss Kaylee Raye Simmons of Pomaria, served as flower girls.

Best man was the groom’s father. Groomsmen were Mr. Justin Lee Bedenbaugh of Pomaria, Mr. John Benjamin Boone III of Charleston, Mr. Brian Andrew Burton of Columbia, Mr. Harvey Dea Drew III of North Augusta and Mr. Joshua Michael Dunaway of Orlando, Florida. Master Connor Michael Long of Newberry, Master Cullen Michael Davis of Pomaria and Master William Luke Ramsey of Lexington served as the ring bearers.

A reception followed at the Country Club of Newberry, where guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dodd Traylor.

After a honeymoon in Riviera Maya, Mexico, the couple now resides in Merritt Island, Fla.

Mrs. Aaron Blake Holley Aaron Blake Holley