Meredith Grace Gratton and Robert Charles Stetson, both of Conway, were united in marriage Jan. 20 at Hidden Acres in Marion. Father Michale Bye officiated the 4 o’clock ceremony. A reception followed in the Hidden Acres Ballroom.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin Michael Gratton Sr. and Lisa Hutto Gratton of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of William C. Hutto of Columbia. She studied musical theater at Coastal Carolina University, and she is employed as a vintage clothing curator and costume designer.
The groom is the son of Mary Arthur Stetson and Jeffrey Todd Stetson of Bristol, Vermont. He is the grandson of Robert Chase Stetson of Middlebury, Vermont. He earned a bachelor’s degree in musical theater from Coastal Carolina University, and he is employed with the United States Postal Service.
The bride was escorted by her father. Suade Anderson provided music.
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Man of honor was John Wayne Gulledge of Atlanta. Bridesmaids were Amanda Jo Shirley Nelson of Irmo and Olivia Phillips Roop of Florence. Lucy Nelson of Irmo and Sophie Stetson of Burlington were flower girls. Honorary flower girl was Madelynn Nelson.
Best man was Philip Robert Stetson of Burlington. Groomsmen were Jeffrey Todd Stetson of Bristol and Kevin Michael Gratton Jr. of Columbia.
After their honeymoon in Charleston, the couple will reside in Conway.
In their own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: In college, studying musical theater.
Q: What part of the wedding day are you most looking forward to?
A: Just being Mr. and Mrs.!
Q: What are your something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue?
A: My mother’s veil (borrowed), my grandmother’s broach (old), Oleg Cassini gown (new), garter (blue).