Mary Deane Sigmon and Robert Lawton Kilgo III were married on May 20 at 6 o’clock in the evening at Darlington Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Archie Rufus Bigelow Jr., grandfather of the bride, and the Rev. Hunter Campbell Jordan.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dean Sigmon Sr. of Darlington. She is the granddaughter of the Rev. Archie Rufus Bigelow Jr. of Irmo, the late Martha Burke Bigelow and the late Mr. and Mrs. Maymon Ellot Sigmon of Rocky Mount, Virginia. A 2017 graduate of Francis Marion University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, she is employed with McLeod Regional Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawton Kilgo Jr. of Darlington and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fredrick Peeples of Bishopville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Elmer Ward, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Caldwell Baker III, the late Robert Lawton Kilgo, the late Evalyn Johnson Kilgo and the late Martha Ann Woodside. He is a 2011 graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a bachelor’s degree in history. He is employed with the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office as an executive officer.
The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father. Matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Sarah Burke Sigmon White of Taylors. Attendants were Holly Elizabeth Bledsoe of Saluda, Jordan Victoria Braddock of Hartsville, Carrie Leigh Brown of Darlington, Caroline Byrd Kahn of Summerville and Lindsay Rebecca Shore of Kannapolis, North Carolina. Junior bridesmaid was the groom’s niece Phoenix Alexandra Kilgo of Greer. Flower girls were the groom’s niece Lilly Elizabeth Kilgo and Dohnia Elizabeth Galloway, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Lane Galloway.
The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were the groom’s brothers, Kevin Lawton Kilgo and Ryan Willson Kilgo; Thomas Lee Bramlett and William McKeithan Jackson, both of Darlington; and Frank Bryan Quinn of Columbia. Ushers were the bride’s brothers, Marcus Dean Sigmon and Michael Dean Sigmon Jr., and the bride’s brother-in-law, William Lawrence White. The groom’s nephew Henry Michael Kilgo served as ring bearer.
Kevin Flowers of Elgin, Jim Hepler of Florence, Ann Miles of Conway, Charlie Polk of Lexington and Patrick Johnson of Fairfield County provided a beautiful program of music. A reception followed the ceremony at the historical Wilds-Edwards House in Darlington. Dr. and Mrs. Gregory Blackman Harrison and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wayne McLellan greeted guests.
After a wedding trip, the couple will reside in Darlington.