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Couple exchange vows during Sunday ceremony Metts-Ivester Debra Susan Metts and John Calvert Ivester, both of Greenwood, exchanged vows of marriage during a 3 p.m. Sunday ceremony at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Greenwood with the Rev. David Green of Greenwood officiating. A program of wedding music was presented by Steve Eddy of Greenwood, vocalist, the bridegroom's cousin, and Laura Ann Wren of Abbeville, organist. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Metts of Aiken. She is employed in the home health care division of Professional Medical Products and is a part-time ballet instructor with Susie's Academy of Dance and Baton. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Carl 0. Gaddis of Ninety Six and the late John Harold Ivester. He is employed by Cincinnati Milacron of Fountain Inn. A graduate of Ninety Six High School, r he attended Lander College. I . Renae Gaines of Greenville was maid of honor. ; Matron of honor was Mrs. Stan (Polly) Pope of Ninety Six. Bridesmaids were Harriet Ives-I ter of Ninety Six, the brideg-'. room's sister, and Mrs. Ken (De-' nese) Davidson of Pinehurst, : N.c. i Honorary attendants were Mrs. ! William (Katie) Metts, the bride's cousin, Lynda Dixon, I Mrs. Gerald (Terri) Mayfield, all I 1 jl I f S ml V.afc t ! Mrs. John C. Ivester Debra Susan Metts of Greenwood, Joanne Parker of Clemson, the bride's cousin, Mrs. Howard (Britt) Snelling of York, and Mrs. James (Susie) Nix of Waterloo. The bride wore a formal gown of white satin and organza featuring a sweetheart neckline and short puff sleeves. Hand-beaded pearls and sequins embellished the fitted basque bodice. The full skirt was accented with ruffles and hand-beaded pearls and flowed into a chapel-length train enhanced with pearls, sequins, and schiffli lace. Her two-tiered, chapel-length veil of illusion featured a rolled edge and was caught by a white headband embellished with schif-fli lace, seed pearls, and accented with pearl sprays. She carried a bouquet of silk pink and white roses enhanced with pearls. The attendants wore pink taffeta dresses featuring a sabrina neckline, a high-low hemline, and elbow-length pointed sleeves. A small candy box bow accented the natural waistline. They carried a bouquet of silk pale pink roses accented with pearls and cascading pink ribbons. Best man was Robert Lamar of Angier, N.C, the bridegroom's cousin. Ushers were Darrow Webb of Cape Canaveral, Fla., the bridegroom's cousin, Harry Metts, the bride's uncle, Bill Metts, the bride's cousin, Dr. Benji Lewis, and Bill Calhoun, all of Greenwood. The bride 'a parents hosted a reception in the church social hall following the ceremony. After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple will live in Country Village, Greenwood.