Carolyn Christina Barger and Brian Joseph Hurst were married Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenwood, S.C. Rev. Julian Frippe Craig Jr. of Greenwood, grandfather of the bride, officiated.
Wedding music was presented by organist Bob Glick of Greenwood, vocalists Joseph Doub and David Doub, uncle and cousin of the bride, of East Bend, N.C., and violist Julianne Blackburn, cousin of the bride, of Burlington, N.C.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Self Corley III of Greenwood and Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sidney Barger Jr. of Elberton, Ga. She is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Julian Frippe Craig Jr. of Greenwood and Mrs. Bert Sidney Barger and the late Mr. Barger of Elberton.
She is a graduate of Furman University and received her master’s degree at the University of South Carolina. She is a genetic counselor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham hospital.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Michael Hurst of Vestavia Hills. He is the grandson of Mrs. Joseph Harrison Gasque and the late Mr. Gasque of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and the late Mrs. Beverly Blackwell Gasque of Birmingham, and Mrs. Alfred Arenton Hurst and the late Mr. Hurst of Vestavia Hills.
He is a graduate of Auburn University and Cumberland School of Law. He practices law in Birmingham.
The bride wore an ivory strapless silk taffeta gown with draped neckline, A-line skirt and sweep train, with buttons on the back of the bodice that extended the length of the train. She wore a fingertip-length ivory veil of silk with a narrow satin edge. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of hydrangea, tweedia, roses, seeded eucalyptus and brown hypericum berries.
Laura Sidney Barger, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lenley Hurst Faust and Ashley Arenton Hurst, sisters of the groom, and Kristen Elizabeth Buch and Jessica Smith Willard, friends of the bride. The bridesmaids wore Atlantic blue shantung strapless gowns with pleated bodices and A-line skirts. They carried hand-tied bouquets of hydrangea with blue tweedia and seeded eucalyptus wrapped with satin ribbon.
The groom’s father served as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Ryder Hurst, brother of the groom; Adam Randall Faust, brother-in-law of the groom; Christopher Jeffrey Barger, brother of the bride; and James Roy Moncus III and Lance Douglas Ruble, friends of the groom. Harrison Randall Faust, nephew of the groom, was ring bearer.
A reception followed at Sundance Gallery. After a honeymoon trip to Hawaii, the couple will live in Birmingham.