Announcements & Celebrations

Laffitte, Springs

Mrs. Saint Julien Lachicotte Springs II
Mrs. Saint Julien Lachicotte Springs II

Mr. and Mrs. Saint Julien Lachicotte Springs II were married May 28, 2011, at five o'clock in the afternoon. The wedding is announced by Mr. and Mrs. Norris Lightsey Laffitte, the bride's parents, of Beaufort.

Mrs. Springs, the former Mary Loyal Laffitte, is the granddaughter of Margaret Riley Oliphant, the late William Lucas Collins, the late Albert Drane Oliphant, Jr. and Dr. and Mrs. Moses Tucker Laffitte Jr. and the late Nell Lightsey Laffitte.

The bride was graduated from Beaufort Academy. She received a B.A. degree in English from Wofford College. Mrs. Springs is employed by PURE Insurance in Charleston.

Mr. Springs is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Julien Edson Springs of Myrtle Beach. He is the grandson of Mrs. Holmes Buck Springs Jr. and the late Dr. Springs, Ellen Bost Joiner and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Leon Joiner Jr.

A graduate of Myrtle Beach High School, the groom received a B.S. degree in Biology from Wofford College and a Masters in Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is currently pursuing a medical doctorate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

The bride was escorted and given in marriage by her father.

Elizabeth Lucius Laffitte, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor.

Other attendants were the groom's sisters, Candice Dreher Springs and Caroline Rebecca Springs of Myrtle Beach; the bride's cousins Helen Harvey Laffitte, Nell Lightsey Laffitte, and Dargan McMaster Rain, all of Columbia; Catherine Crosby Gandy of Murrells Inlet; Anna Patricia Perkins of Charleston; Blanche Moorman Price of Columbia and Concetta Caroline Wilson of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Julien Edson Springs served as his son's best man. Groomsmen in the wedding party were the bride's cousin William Gourdin McMaster Jr. of Nashville, Tenn.; Matthew Peter Conrad and Cliff Wesley Williams of Myrtle Beach; Sean Joseph Hinton of Charleston; Scott Nathan Madigan Jr. of Newark, N.J.; Jeffrey Ansel Parish Jr. of Columbia and Jonathan Craig Richardson of Spartanburg.

The traditional service of consent was conducted by The Rev. Andrew Christian Pearson Jr. and The Right Rev. Alden Moinet Hathaway at The Parish Church of St. Helena. The Rev. Kenneth Byrnes Timmerman, minister of First United Methodist Church, Myrtle Beach, participated in the service.

Acolyte for the ceremony was Robert Sires Watkins Wofford of Richmond, Va.

Margaret Riley Frierson of Orangeburg and JaneAnn Reynolds Laffitte of Beaufort, cousins of the bride, greeted guests at the church.

Music was provided by Patricia Gould, organist, Todd Jenkins and Chris Fensom, trumpeters, Kate Jenkins, trombone and Chris Bluemel, tuba.

Following the service, a reception was held on the lawn of Laurel Spring Plantation in Green Pond.

After a wedding trip to Mexico, Mr. and Mrs. Springs will reside in Charleston.