Haggins - Jackson Wedding

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Sheneek Lloyette Haggins and Willie Bryan Jackson, both of Lancaster, were married Aug. 13, 2016, at First Washington Baptist Church in Lancaster.

The bride is the daughter of Willie Lloyd Haggins and Gussenia D. Haggins, both of Lancaster.  She is the granddaughter of William and Rena Mae Thompson of Washington, D.C., the late Gussie and Geneva McIlwain and the late Jim Howard “Shorty” Gaither. 

She is a 2001 graduate of Lancaster High School with a bachelor’s degree in social work from Winthrop University and a master’s degree in human services from Capella University. She works as a case manager and family group conference coordinator. 

The groom is the son of Willie Jackson, of Lancaster, and the late Virginia “Jenny” Jackson. He is the grandson of the late Cicero and Julia Segars.

He is a 1994 graduate of Lancaster High School. He is a licensed barber.

The bride’s father, Willie L. Haggins, gave her in marriage.

The matrons of honor were Colonda Peterson and Lanisha Blair, both of Lancaster.

The maid of honor was Arshekia K. Blackmon of Lancaster, niece of the bride.

Bridesmaid’s were Jamethia Stewart, Tomechiona Jackson, Shacara Coleman, Curtisha Mingo, Ashley Beckham and Dwan Faulkner, all of Lancaster, and Karimah McIlwain-Thorne of Columbia.

The best men were William Jackson, son of the groom, Cicely Segars and Cedric Jackson, brothers of the groom, all of Lancaster. 

Groomsmen were Eddie Chambers of California, Bildrick Johnson, Willie Ingram, Corey James, Corey Mingo, Edward Allen, Antonio McGriff, Marcus Adamson, Shun Witherspoon and George Patterson, all of Lancaster. 

The junior groomsmen were Cameron Frazier, grandson of the bride and groom, and Britain Blair, godson of the bride, both of Lancaster.

The flower girl was Nakayla King, of Lancaster.

The ring bearer was Kaiyen Arrington of Lancaster.

Ushers were Ned Anthony and Monta Price. 

The ceremony was officiated by the Revs. Lee Edwards and Howard Cureton.

Wedding coordinators were Elvira Faulkner-McIlwain and Henry Cureton, both of Lancaster. 

Music was provided by soloist Rosalind Elliott, keyboardist Antonio Mackey and deejay Wayne Winfield. The bell ringer was Sean Thompson and the drummer was Dee Curry.

Photographs were taken by Latasha Thompson.

The videographer was Layton Frasier.

The bride’s dress was provided by David’s Bridal. She wore a beaded ivory lace gown with a V-neck, tank straps and a chapel train. 

She wore an ivory cathedral veil with beads on the end.

Alterations were done by Yvonne Johnson.

The bride carried a bouquet of ivory and blue flowers.

Make-up artists were Dean Brevard and Janice Lake.

Programs were by Do It Printing Co. in Lancaster, and invitations were made by Kemesha Lowery.

The reception was held at the USC Lancaster’s Bradley Arts Building. It was catered by Betty McGriff. The cake was provided by Martha Bailey.

Hostesses were Nadia James, Shonie Brooks, Kemesha Lowery, Sabrina Hammond and Deasia Fisher.

After a trip to Daytona Beach, Fla., the couple lives in Lancaster.