Julia Elizabeth Dodson and Courtney Louis Violi were united in marriage on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at eleven o’clock in the morning on the Ocean Front Deck at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The wedding was officiated by Mrs. Donna Jones with a reading provided by Mrs. Melissa Grohovsky Dodson, sister-in-law of the bride. The bride and groom hosted an ocean front reception immediately after the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. James C. Dodson and Mrs. Jane B. Vick of Russellville, Ky. She is the granddaughter of the late Elaine B. Dodson and Dr. Carlisle V. (Martha) Dodson and Mr. and Mrs. George (Lucille) Brown. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney (Connie) Violi of Indiana, Penn. He is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Sampson of Summerville, SC and the late Mr. Donald Sampson and Mr. and Mrs. Louis (Ida) Violi.
Ms. Maley Davila of Hollywood, FL served as Maid of Honor with Ms. Trish Luckenbill of Hilton Head Island, S.C., serving as bridesmaid. The flower girl was Miss Izabella “Izzy” Slagle, niece of the groom, of Indiana, Penn. Mr. Jason Strickland, brother of the groom, of Bluffton, SC served as Best Man with Mr. Heath Cunningham, of Homer City, Penn., serving as groomsman. Master Logan B. Dodson, nephew of the bride, of Russellville, Ky., served as ring bearer.
The bride is a 1999 graduate of Russellville High School in Russellville, Ky. and graduated magna cum laude from The University of Kentucky in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. She is currently employed by The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa as a Meeting and Event Manager. The groom is a 1999 graduate of Indiana Area Senior High School in Indiana, Penn., and received his culinary certification in 2000 from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a Territory Sales Manager with US Foods in Bluffton, SC.
Julia and Courtney reside in Bluffton, S.C.