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Emily Adair Outen and Jason Darrell Young, both of Lancaster, were married June 9, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Lancaster by the Rev. Dr. Burt Welch.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Steven Outen of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Elizabeth M. Harper of Lancaster and the late Richard Harper and the late Martha R. and Thomas Outen Jr.
She is a 2003 graduate of Lancaster High School, a 2007 graduate of the College of Charleston with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and a 2011 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse in labor and delivery at Piedmont Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Moore Young of Lancaster. He is the grandson of the late Curtis R. and Lenora Moore Young, the late James T. Gay and the late June E. Gwynn.
He is a 2001 graduate of Lancaster High School and a 2007 graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in career and technology education. He is a building construction instructor at Lancaster High School Career Center.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
Maid of Honor was Kristen Fisher of Raleigh, N.C.
Matron of Honor was Blaire Sturgis of Indian Land.
Bridesmaids were Allison Scholtens of Marietta, Ga., Stacey Kirkley, Callen Bethea and Christy Catoe, all of Lancaster.
Best man was Darrell Young, father of the groom.
Groomsmen were Matt Young of Greenwood, brother of the groom, Brett Craig of Ravenel, Tyler Outen of Lancaster, brother of the bride, Chad Lindler of Chapin and James Major of Piedmont.
Flower girl was Ava Young of Greenwood, niece of the groom.
Ring bearer was Damyen Pate of Lancaster, cousin of the bride.
Register attendant was Adair Craig of Ravenel.
Wedding directors were Randy and Peggy White of Lancaster.
Greeters were Reece and Shirley Kirk and Fred and Gayle Adams, all of Lancaster.
Music was provided by vocalist Dr. Courtney Catledge of Lancaster, guitarist and vocalist Dr. L. Brooks Walker of Heath Springs and accompanist Suzanne Brown of Lancaster.
The bride wore an elegant strapless ivory dress with a hand-beaded lace overlay. The natural waistline was accented with a satin belt. The floor length skirt featured a sweep train.
She wore a fingertip veil with hand-beaded lace.
She carried a hand-tied clutch bouquet of white Fuji mums and Rossini and Ensemble roses accented with seeded eucalyptus. The stems were banded with a white satin ribbon and lace from her mother’s wedding dress.
A reception was held at the Fairway Room at Lancaster Golf Club.
After a trip to the Florida Keys, the couple lives in Lancaster.