Leigh Anne Alston and Joseph Leroy Riley were married on June 21, 2008, at First Baptist Church in Fort Mill. A reception followed at the Magnolia Room in Rock Hill.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Richard Alston of Lake Wylie. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frank Alston and the late Nina Biondo Locke of Charlotte. The groom is the son of Mr. and& Mrs. Joseph Charles Riley of Summerville and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Alfred Riley of Lancaster, Pa., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee Durieux of Mount Vernon, Ohio.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Maid of Honor was Miss Elizabeth Goodson Doughton of Charlotte. Bridesmaids were Kathleen Derrick Hicks of Columbia, Tarin Marie Holcomb of Wheaton, Ill., Stephanie Marie Carroll of Beaufort and Sarah Rose Alston of Fort Mill. The flower girl was Payton McKenzie Wilson.
The father of the groom was the best man. Groomsmen were Christopher William Scott of Summerville, Phillip LaRoche King of Charleston, Mitchell Price Alston of Lake Wylie, S and Christopher Frank Alston of Fort Mill. Program attendants were Morgan Renee Rupert of Fort Mill, Emily Carolyn Miner of Fort Mill and Julie Marie Howell of Fort Mill. Soloist was Jennifer McClure Wilson and the pianist was Alice Baker.
A graduate of Fort Mill High School, the bride earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematical education from Clemson University. She is employed at Clover High School.
A graduate of Summerville High School, the groom earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Clemson University and a Masters of Science in health systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is employed at GE Healthcare.
The couple now make their home temporarily in Milwaukee.