Sharyn Ashley Cole and Stephen Russell Story Jr., both of Columbia, were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 15, 2012, at The Big Apple in Columbia, with Mark Arrowood, officiating the ceremony. The reception followed at The Big Apple as well.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Adeimy of Cheraw, and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cole of Pinehurst, N.C. She is a graduate of USC School of Law with a J.D. and a B.S. in International Business and Marketing. Ashley is currently employed at J. Lewis Cromer and Associates, L.L.C.
The groom is the son of Ms. Jill Story of Douglas, Ga., and Mr. Russ Story of Fitzgerald, Ga. He is a graduate of USC School of Law with a J.D. and a B.A. in Philosophy at the University of Georgia.
The bride’s Maid of Honor was Samantha Smith, the bridesmaids were Sutania Radlein, Katie Iraheta, Anna Story and Abby Story. Shyanne Cole was the flower girl.
The groom’s Best man was J.R. Charles and groomsmen were Jesse Weathington, Brad Williams, Tyler Cole and Paul Blincoe. Jackson Byrd was the ring bearer. Ushers were Christopher Garrett and Mike Peevy.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Playa Brasilito, Costa Rica. They are residing in Columbia, S.C.