The bride is the daughter of Patricia Phillips Thomas. She holds an associates degree and is employed with Lexington Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Mary and Steve Boettcher of Beeville, Texas. He is the grandson of Eugene and Beverly Boettcher of Beeville, Texas, and Delores Fountain of Grass Valley, California. He holds a high school diploma and is employed with Overhead Garage Door.
The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her mother and cousin Tom Finch. Robin Vaughan Parler provided music.
Matron of honor was Mindy Morgan Felkel of Lexington. Bridesmaids were Judy Gunter Day of Lexington, Sherry Spears Humphries of Chapin, and Lauren Eleazer Williams of Columbia.
Best man was Connor Gilbert of Columbia. Groomsmen were Charles Kalef Rosier, Quinton Kyler Rosier, and Robert Keller Rosier, all of Thomson, Georgia. Aaron Connor Felkel of Lexington was ring bearer.
Ushers were Randy Boyd and Charlie Rosier. Greeter was Margie Boyd.
A reception followed at the Mitchell House and Gardens.
After their honeymoon in Nassau, Bahamas, the couple will reside in Lexington.
In her own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: We first met online and chatted a few weeks; then we met at a karaoke bar.
Q: When did you know your fiance was “the one”?
A: I knew he was the one for me because he always knows how to make me laugh!
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: It was on Christmas Eve, and he told me there was one last gift to open, but I had to find it in the tree. When I finally found it, he was on knee when I turned around.
Q: What part of the wedding day are you most looking forward to?
A: I’m looking forward to getting married to the love of my life and going on our honeymoon!
Q: How did you choose the venue where you will be married?
A: I drive by it almost every day, and I have always said the place was beautiful. I knew that’s where I wanted to get married.
Q: What was the significance of the music played during your ceremony?
A: We both really love the songs.
Q: Will you have something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue? What are they?
A: I have my Grandma’s engagement ring as something old, my hair clips are new, my Mom’s pearl earrings are borrowed, and my garter is blue.