Courtney Elisabeth Nappier and Brian David Asbaty, both of Pawleys Island, were united in marriage Dec. 30 at St. Luke’s Chapel in Charleston. Pastor Don Williams officiated the 4 o’clock ceremony. A reception followed at the Francis Marion Hotel.
The bride is the daughter of Mark Andrew Nappier and Pamela Springer Nappier of Pawleys Island. She is the granddaughter of Wayne and Karin Nappier and Gary and Mary Springer, all of Columbia. She earned bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of South Carolina, and she is pursuing a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine at St. George’s University in Grenada.
The groom is the son of David and Sue Asbaty of Pawleys Island. He is the grandson of Emily and Myron Asbaty of Clifton, New Jersey, and the late Myron and Barbara Brower of Sayreville, New Jersey. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from USC, and he is employed with Colonial Life.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Organist Tom Bailey provided music.
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Maid of honor was Caroline Barnett of Nashville, Tennessee. Bridesmaids were Heather Crabtree of Nashville; Jessica Peoples of Chicago; Alexis Blackmon of Myrtle Beach; and Helen Wright and Lindsay Wright, both of St. George’s, Grenada. Angie Albanese of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, was flower girl.
Best man was the groom’s father. Groomsmen were Garrett Beinbrink of Charleston; Joe Dunleavy of Columbia; Blake Dwyer of Rock Hill; Sam Hawk of Gainesville, Georgia; Khalid Ismail of Dallas; and Andrew Nappier of Pawleys Island. Evan Springer of Leesville was ring bearer.
Dominic Starr quoted a passage of scripture.
After their honeymoon in Paris, the couple will reside in Pawleys Island.
In their own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: Met while students at Waccamaw High School in Pawleys Island.
Q: When did you know your spouse was “the one”?
A: Always knew.
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: We love Disney, so Brian proposed at the Beast’s Castle in the Magic Kingdom in front of the enchanted rose.
Q: What was your favorite part of the wedding day?
A: Having a good time with all of our friends who came from all over for our special day.
Q: How did you choose the venue where you were married?
A: We have both always loved Charleston and have many fond memories there.
Q: What were your something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue?
A: Borrowed was my great-grandmother’s pearl necklace; old was another great-grandmother’s ring; new was my dress. But we dropped the ball on the blue – My garter was Gamecock garnet as opposed to blue!