Elizabeth Harris Munn of Sumter and Paul Joseph Krouse Jr. of Columbia were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sumter.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Rhett Munn Jr. of Sumter and the granddaughter of Mr. John Wayne Davis Sr. of Bishopville, the late Ms. Margaret Edwards Davis, the late Ms. Mary Lou Munn and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Rhett Munn Sr. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing with specialization in family nurse practioner. She is employed by Waverly Women's Health Center in Columbia.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Joseph Krouse Sr. of Sumter and the grandson of late retired Lt. and Mrs. William Ambrose Krouse Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Scott Kelly Sr. He graduated from The Citadel with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He is employed by Colonial Life Insurance in Columbia.
The Rev. Joseph Ralph James Jr. officiated the ceremony, and Mr. Steven Lawrence Pink provided the blessing of the marriage.
Music was provided by Beth LeWallen, organist; Worth LeWallen, violinist; LeAnne Amick, soloist; and Chuck Wilson, pianist.
Scripture readers were Hadley Spencer and Mary Beth Mims.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a Lennon gown covered with vintage-inspired lace patterns featuring a sweetheart neckline with illusion tulle, encrusted beaded details on the bodice that added a subtle shimmer and fabric-covered buttons trailing to the end of the lace-adorned train. She also wore a stunning tulle cathedral-length veil with a mixture of floral and timeless lace appliques and carried a bouquet of roses, veronica, lisianthus, hydrangea and greenery.
Mary Margaret Munn and Taylor Munn White, sisters of the bride, served as maid of honor and matron of honor, respectively. Bridesmaids were Caroline Jade Dowling, Anna Kaitlyn Dowling, Curtis-Lynne Edens, Payton Florence Hollingsworth, Leslie Adams Lamson-Scribner, Margaret Jane Lowery, Emily Greco Sivick, Halle Roberts Stone, Laura Andrews Watford and Kelly Krouse Wescott. Peyton Margaret Wescott served as flower girl.
The bridegroom's father served as best man. Groomsmen were Patrick Thomas Frentz, Christopher Jackson Galloway, Andrew Leslie Griffin, Brandon Douglas Griffin, Jackson Warner Thomas, Joel Alexander Tillirson, Keaton James Walker, Joseph Michael Watcher, Samuel Homer Watford III, Phillip Andrew Wescott and Thomas McConnell White. Landon Andrew Wescott served as ring bearer.
Also participating were Daniel Coulter Owens and Jonah Fisher Owens.
The bride's parents held the reception at the Quixote Golf Club.
The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal party at the Sumter County Museum.
Following a wedding trip to Excellence, Playa Mujeres, Mexico, the couple will reside in Columbia.
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The couple is registered at Sumter Lighting and Home; Crate and Barrel; and Non(e) Such in Columbia.
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