Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 26, 2011

Rabon Hastings Wedding

EDISTO ISLAND, S.C. — Briana Renee Rabon and Daniel Olin Hastings were united in marriage April 16, 2011, at Governor’s Bluff Plantation. The Rev. Lawrence C. Rabon officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at the Pavilion on Edisto Beach.
The bride was escorted by her father, the Rev. Lawrence Rabon, and attended by Miss Wendy Segars of Chengdu, Sichuan, China, as maid of honor and Mrs. Cynthia Foster of Roanoke, Va., as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Jennifer DuMond of Raleigh, sister of the groom Mrs. Melissa Cox of Raleigh and sister of the bride Mrs. Christine Stuart of Lubbock, Tex.
Mr. Luke Weber of Asheville stood as the groom’s best man. His groomsmen included Mr. Colin McCandless of Franklin, Mr. Mike Kalbaugh of Greensboro, Mr. Jason Cox of Raleigh and brother of the bride Mr. Colby Rabon of Asheville.
Miss Lauren Stuart, niece of the bride of Lubbock, Tex., was flower girl, and Mr. Sean Foster of Roanoke, Va., was ring bearer.
The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Lawrence and Margo Rabon of Hendersonville. A 2002 graduate of North Henderson High School, Briana received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2006. In 2010, she received a Master of Education in School Counseling from Western Carolina University. She is a school counselor at North Cove Elementary School in Marion.
The groom is the son of Jimmy and Patricia Hastings of Salisbury. A 1997 graduate of West Rowan High School, Daniel received a Bachelor degree in Theater from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2002. He is a production associate at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
Following a wedding trip to Castries, St. Lucia, the couple is making their home in Asheville.