The Union Cotillion Club presented four young women at its 44th annual Debutante Ball held Dec. 30, 2010, at the Harry Moore Arthur Armory in Union. One daughter, one granddaughter, and two guest debutantes were presented.
Miss Rebecca Elizabeth Hames is the granddaughter of Mrs. Boyd Lemuel Hames of Union and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Walter Hames of Austin, Texas. She was sponsored by her grandmother and presented by her father, Mr. William Walter Hames. Miss Hames is a sophomore at Loyola University of New Orleans majoring in music therapy. She was escorted by her brother, Mr. Charles Wesley Hames of Austin, Texas.
Miss Elizabeth Ashleigh Oxner is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Carlisle Oxner III of Union and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clifford Rowland III of Georgetown. She was sponsored by Mrs. James Carlisle Oxner III and presented by her father, Mr. James Carlisle Oxner III. Miss Oxner is a freshman at Clemson University majoring in forestry. She was escorted by Mr. Paul Sarratt Greer III of Union.
Miss Laura Marie Izard is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Izard of Houston, Texas. She was sponsored by Ms. Caroline Adams Barger and was presented by her father, Mr. William Joseph Izard. Miss Izard is a sophomore at Texas State University majoring in communication disorders. She was escorted by Mr. Stefan Patrick Leonhardt of Union, South Carolina.
Miss Morgan Michelle Parrish is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lowell Parrish of Rutherfordton, N. C. She was sponsored by her aunt, Mrs. Kenneth Lee Leonhardt, and presented by her uncle, Mr. Kenneth Lee Leonhardt. Miss Parrish is a sophomore at Wofford College majoring in biology/pre-med and Spanish. She was escorted by Mr. Zachary Holman Princell of Greenville.
Two sons of club members were introduced.
Mr. Paul Sarratt Greer III is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sarratt Greer, II of Union. He was sponsored by his mother. Mr. Greer is a sophomore at the University Of South Carolina-Columbia majoring in biology.
Mr. Stefan Patrick Leonhardt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Lee Leonhardt of Union. He was sponsored by his mother. Mr. Leonhardt is a sophomore at Wofford College majoring in accounting.
Three brides and grooms were presented.
Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Wylie Hamrick of Gaffney were married on Nov. 6, 2010, in Bennettsville, S.C. Mr. Hamrick is the grandson of Mrs. John Preston Carwile.
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Scott Huggins of Spartanburg were married on Sept. 25, 2010, in Union. The bride is the former Carolyn Hunter Guess and the daughter of the Honorable Judge and Mrs. Robert Easterling Guess.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Joseph Wilson III of Clemson were married on May 15, 2010, in Greenville. The bride is the former Meredith McLendon Fant and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Scott Fant Jr.
Officers in the receiving line were: Dr. Margaret Leslie Jeter, wife of Mr. Clarence Augustus Jeter III, president; Mrs. Robert Lee Love, Junior, vice-president; Mrs. John William Stevenson, secretary; and Mrs. Thaddeus Phillip Arnold, treasurer.
New members welcomed were: Mrs. Alvin Aubrey Adams, Mrs. William Fredrick Gault, Mrs. Phillip Gerald Gough, Mrs. Gerald Anthony Gregory, Mrs. William Coleman Jeter, Mrs. John Leslie Kingsmore, and Mrs. Jerry Arnold Willard.