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Mary-Chase Thomp­son God­win and James Vaughn Gillis, Jr. were united in mar­riage on Septem­ber 22, 2018 at half af­ter five o’clock at Quail Hol­low Club in Char­lotte. A re­cep­tion fol­lowed the out­door cer­e­mony of­fi­ci­ated by the Rev. Dr. Al Caden­head. The bride is the daugh­ter of Dr. and Mrs. Win­ston God­win, Jr. of Wed­ding­ton, NC. She is the grand­daugh­ter of Ray Thomp­son of Spar­tan­burg, SC, the late Eve­lene Wil­son Thomp­son, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Win­ston God­win, for­merly of Cheraw, SC. Mary-Chase is a grad­u­ate of My­ers Park High School and the Univer­sity of South Carolina. She re­ceived an MS in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Sciences and Dis­or­ders from East Carolina Univer­sity. She is em­ployed as a speech-lan­guage pathol­o­gist at No­vant Health Pres­by­te­ri­anMed­i­cal Cen­ter in Char­lotte. The groom is the son of Beth An­drews of Paw­ley’s Is­land, SC and the late James Vaughn Gillis, for­merly of Lexington, SC. He is the grand­son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wil­liam An­drews III, for­merly of Ge­orge­town, SC, the late Betty Gaines Gillis Shorter and the late Joseph Gillis, Jr., both for­merly of Columbia, SC. Vaughn grad­u­ated from TL Hanna High School and the Univer­sity of South Carolina. He is em­ployed by Coca-Cola Con­sol­i­dated. Ma­tron of honor was Amy Bun­drick, sis­ter of the bride, of Char­lotte. Brides­maids were Ash­ley Brown of Mt. Pleas­ant, SC, Anna Ken­drick of Green­wood, SC, Court­ney Spauld­ing of Char­lotte, and Kim­berly Guy of Hen­der­son­ville, TN, all sis­ters of the bride; Kait­lyn Arnold and Stephanie Burke of Raleigh; Al­li­son Brown, Carter Glenn, and Mor­gan Parker of Char­lotte; Han­nah Dixon of Den­ver, CO; Anna Jensen of Tampa, FL; and Holly Nes­sel­road of At­lanta, GA. Joseph Palmer Gillis, brother of the groom, of Greenville, SC, served as best man. Grooms­men were Boyd Blan­chard, Rozier Blan­chard, and An­drew Hook of Columbia, SC; An­drew Austin of Anderson, SC; Jonathon Clay­ton of Greenville, SC; J.C. Darby of Nashville, TN; An­drew Daw­son of Ge­orge­town, SC; Thomas Hipp of Char­lotte; H.B. Mar­shall, IV and Mar­shall Over­ton of Mt. Pleas­ant, SC; Rob­bie Wal­ters of In­di­anapo­lis, IN; and Alan Wooten, Jr. of Rem­bert, SC. Ju­nior grooms­men, Lo­gan and Vaughn Brown, neph­ews of the bride, es­corted dogs Sadie and Sully. Flower girls were Eleanor and Mary-Blake Ken­drick, Effie Brown, and Raleigh Guy, all nieces of the bride; and Stella Piper Daw­son, cousin of the groom. Bo Bun­drick and Wil­son Guy, neph­ews of the bride, were ring bear­ers. Scrip­ture read­ers were Wheeler Brown and Win­ston Ken­drick, niece and nephew of the bride. Greeters were Sarah Bon­ner of In­dian Land, SC and Cather­ine Odom of Char­lotte. The bri­dal lun­cheon was hosted by In­dia Keith of Char­lotte at the Duke Man­sion. The re­hearsal din­ner was held at the Suf­folk Punch and given by the groom’s mother and his aunt and un­cle, Mr. andMrs. Clary Daw­son of Paw­ley’s Is­land, SC. The new­ly­weds hon­ey­mooned at the Sanc­tu­ary at Ki­awah Is­land, SC. They now re­side in Char­lotte.

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