Sara Jean Shiver and Milton Wallace McBride Jr., were married Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at 701 Whaley Museum in Columbia.
The 6 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Rev. Robyn Garrison McMullen and John Davis. The reception immediately followed at the same location.
The bride is the daughter of Roy and Gerry Shiver of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of the late Joseph and Eugenia Doman of Pittsburgh, Pa., and the late William and Vera Shiver of Camilla, Ga. She graduated from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga., with a BA degree in History and received her Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences from the University of South Carolina. Sara is a Periodicals Librarian at the Richland County Public Library.
The groom is the son of Milton and Sandra McBride of Jefferson. He is the grandson of the late Lewey and Evelyn McBride of Selma, Ala., and Michael A. Valverde, MD and the late Grace Valverde of Ruby. He graduated from Lander University and is a writer with the Fort Jackson Leader.
Judith Barnes and Dorothy Copeland, friends of the bride, were matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Rachel Thomason and Abigail Thames, friends of the bride, and Ashley Shiver, niece of the bride. Wade Shiver, cousin of the bride, also stood for the bride.
Mark Wood, friend of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Milton W. McBride Sr., father of the groom and John Davis, friend of the groom. The ushers were Jonathan Shiver and Jacob Shiver, nephews of the bride.
After a honeymoon in Eastern Europe, the couple will reside in Columbia, S.C.