John and Dr. Charmaine Stradford of Lancaster announce the engagement of their daughter, LaShawn Nicole Stradford of Odenton, Md., to Bryan Green of Rockledge, Fla.
The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. May 15, 2015, in New Orleans, La.
David and Cindy Newton announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Denise Newton, to Caleb James Graffam, all of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2014, at Rosewood on Country Club.
Miss Newton is the granddaughter of Olin and Brenda Newton, Lucinda Ross, all of Lancaster, and Bill and Gloria Ross of Richburg. She is a 2007 graduate of Buford High School and received a diploma in health science from York Technical College in 2010. She is a dental assistant at Heath Springs Dental Associates.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jones Thomas, III, announce the engagement of their daughter, April
Marie Roller, all of Bennettsville, to Tyler Manning Young of Mt. Pleasant.
The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. Aug. 30, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Bennettsville.
Miss Roller is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James West Coxe of Shallotte, N.C. She is a graduate of the Marlboro Academy, Dillon Christian School and Horry-Georgetown Technical College. She is an R.N. unit manager with The Rehab Center at
Morrell in Hartsville.
Beth and George Crawford announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Crawford, all of Lancaster, to Jonathan Dix of Heath Springs.
The wedding is planned for 2 p.m. July 26, 2014, at St. Luke United Methodist Church.
Ashley Bizzell of Rock Hill and Matt Bizzell of Moravian Falls, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendall Leigh Bizzell of Rock Hill, to Cheyne Wriston Horne of Lancaster.
The wedding is planned for 5 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Spring Hill Baptist Church with a reception to follow in the Yancey Lou Hall at Home Place Bed and Breakfast.
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Charles Underdown announce the engagement of their daughter, Christiana Lynn Underdown, all of Hickory, N.C., to Walter Joseph Cantwell of Mt. Pleasant.
The wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. April 25, 2015, at First Presbyterian Church in Hickory.
Jordan Lee Mauney and the Rev. Dustin Drake Dean were married Feb. 1, 2014, at Temple Baptist Church in Gaffney by the Rev. Court Greene of Shelby.
The bride is the daughter of Ken and Karen Mauney of Boiling Springs. She is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Becky Hudson of Lancaster and Jack and Betty Mauney of Shelby. She is the great granddaughter of Nadine Ghent and the late Cecil Ghent and the late Henry and Birdie Hudson. She is a graduate of Spartanburg Community College and currently a senior at Liberty University Online Studies.
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Harper Burns celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 10, 2014. Mrs. Burns is the former Brenda Elaine Cauthen.
They were married on May 10, 1964, at First United Methodist Church in Lancaster.
A 1959 graduate of Lancaster Senior High School, Mr. Burns served in the United States Marine Corps and retired after 34 years of service at Glidden Paint Company in Columbia.
A 1962 graduate of Heath Springs High School, Mrs. Burns retired as a home health care provider and a certified lay preacher in the United Methodist Church.
Sheena Elizabeth Pope and Chad Thomas Laxton were married May 17, 2014, at Fairview Presbyterian Church in Fountain Inn by Dr. Thomas Terry of Blackville.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Ginger Pope of Monroe, formerly of Lancaster. She is the granddaughter of Amelia Gardner of Lancaster and the late Bruce Gardner and of the late Marvin and Ethel Pope. She is a 2003 graduate of Seneca High School and a 2010 graduate of Lander University with a bachelor’s degree in English. She works at Clemson University in the Clemson LIFE program.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Swann of Callao, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Brooke Swann, to Heath Corey Spivey, both of Charlotte.
The wedding is planned for August.
Miss Swann is a 2005 graduate of Northumberland High School. She received a softball scholarship to East Carolina University and graduated in 2009 with a degree in sports management. She works for Europa Sports Products in Charlotte.