Roneé Marie Tatton and Theodore Charles Ford, both of Columbia, were united in marriage Feb. 24 at Stone River in West Columbia. Dale Lang officiated the 5 o’clock ceremony. A reception followed at Stone River.
The bride is the daughter of Rhonda Marie and Paul Allen Tatton of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of Ruth and Ronald Roth and Joseph Tatton IV. A graduate of Dreher High School, she is employed with Columbia Periodontal Associates as a front desk administrator.
The groom is the son of Dr. Jeffrey Ford and Ms. Jan Paxton-Ford. He is the grandson of Elizabeth Paxton and Jess and Helen Ford. He earned a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina, and he is employed with Lexington-Richland School District 5 as a math teacher at Dutch Fork High School.
The bride was escorted by her father. Ryan Knott and Sarah Land provided music.
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Maid of honor was Kathryn Anne Hazel of Columbia. Bridesmaids were Megan Stevens, Sarah Grace Ford and Lily Rowan Ford, all of Columbia; Shawnah Banks of Cayce; and Corrina Weihrauch of Surfside Beach.
Best man was James Bullock of Lexington. Groomsmen were Corey Stevens of Cayce; Collin Derrick, Matthew Nichols and Patrick Pilat, all of Columbia; and Jonathan Ford of York. Parker Bullock was ring bearer.
The couple will reside in Columbia.
In her own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: We met when we were working as bartenders at Ruby Tuesdays.
Q: When did you know your spouse was “the one”?
A: I knew from the beginning he was the one!
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: He proposed on Dec. 23, 2016, in front of the Christmas tree after having dinner at The Whig.