Emily Ann Sturkie, Aiken and Andrew ”Drew” Murphy, Aiken were married June 6, 2015 at The Reserve Club at Woodside.
The bride was given in marriage by her stepfather Walter H. Daniell. Dr. Tim McClendon officiated.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Daniell of Aiken, SC and Mr. Mark Sturkie of Wagener, SC. She is a granddaughter of Mrs. Susie Barfield and the late Mr. Lance Barfield of Aiken, SC and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Sturkie of Wagener, SC.
The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Murphy, Aiken, SC. He is a maternal grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Twyman Caldwell of Taylorville, Illinois and a paternal grandson of the late Clyde and Lorraine Murphy of Nokomis, Illinois.
Meghan Blume of Aiken, SC was the Matron of Honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Leslie Sturkie of Edgefield, SC, sister-in-law of bride; Miss Lindsey Workman of Aiken, SC, friend of the bride; Miss Amber Jones of Aiken, SC, friend of the bride and Junior Bridesmaid McKenzie Murphy of Monticello, IL, niece of the groom.
Mr. Josh Cline of Warrenville, SC was the Best Man. Groomsmen were Mr. Bill Murphy of Williston, SC, brother of the groom; Mr. Roger Murphy of Aiken, SC, brother of the groom; Mr. Danny Murphy of Monticello, IL, brother of the groom; Mr. Matthew Sturkie of Edgefield, SC, brother of the bride, and junior groomsman Master Chase Sturkie of Edgefield, SC, nephew of bride.
Ushers were Mr. Todd Bates, Mr. Tim Berendsen, and Mr. Jon Stein, all friends of the groom.
Master Caden Murphy of Monticello, IL, nephew of the groom and Master Cannon Blume of Aiken, SC, nephew of the bride were the ring bearers. Miss Bailey Caroline Sturkie and Miss Bella Cate Sturkie, both of Edgefield, SC, nieces of the bride were flower girls.
Following a reception at The Reserve Club, the couple left for a wedding trip to St. Lucia.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Aiken High School. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of South Carolina Aiken with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is employed by the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce.
The groom is a 2000 graduate of Aiken High School. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of South Carolina Aiken with a Bachelor’s Degree Communications. He is employed by CB&I.