2017-03-20 / LifeStyles

Camellia Society presents 13 Debutantes at annual ball

The Camellia Society of Gaffney presented the 2017 debutantes at the annual Camellia Ball on Saturday evening, March 18, from 7 until 11 p.m. at the Spartanburg Marriott at Renaissance Park.

Miss Carlee Hana Burnett is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Carroll Burnett. She was presented by her father and escorted by William David Shehan, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Bruce Shehan. Miss Burnett is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ellison Wood and Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Lee Burnett.

Miss Jessica Brooke Childers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Richard Childers. She was presented by her father and escorted by Bryce Lincoln Hamrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Christopher Batchler and the late Shannon Lincoln Hamrick. Miss Childers is the granddaughter of Mrs. Pamela Michelle Humphrey, the late Arlin Wayne Humphrey, Mrs. Francis Childers and the late Carl Dean Childers.

Miss Marley Noelle Durham is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Neil Durham. She was presented by her father, and escorted by her brother, Logan Troy Durham. Miss Durham is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Bruce Wood, and Mr. and Mrs. Haskel Leland Durham.

Miss Rebecca Faith Eubanks is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robert Eubanks. She was presented by her father and escorted by Cody Duston Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Ricky Bailey. Miss Eubanks is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayne LeMaster, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Glenn Hensley, junior, and the late Bobby Jean Eubanks.

Miss Lexi Lee Fowler is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Glen Fowler. She was presented by her father and escorted by Cameron Scott Downey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Scott Downey. Miss Fowler is the granddaughter of Mrs. Peggy Wood Childers, the late Freddie Lee Childers, and Mr. and Mrs. Landrum Carmon Fowler.

Miss Abigail Paige Johnson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Allen Johnson. She was presented by her father and escorted by Adam Brett Hamrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Lewis Hamrick. Miss Johnson is the granddaughter of Mrs. Virginia Elmore Sellars, the late Woodrow Lee Sellars, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Joseph Vella and the late James Allen Johnson, senior.

Miss Cailyn Alease Jones is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Jones. Shewas presented by her father and escorted by Charles Legion James Conner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Raoul Gagne. Miss Jones is thegranddaughter of Mrs. Betty Ester Blanton, the late Wylie Troy Blanton, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Shell Jones.

Miss Olivia Caroline Phillips is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Alan Phillips. She was presented by her father and escorted by Gavin Reese Parker, son of Ms. Cheryl Stacey Suttles and Mr. William Jeffrey Parker. Miss Phillips is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Donald Huskey, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wayne Jolliff, and the late Charles Smith Phillips.

Miss Elizabeth Adair Robertson is the daughter of Ms. Summer Griffith Nance and Mr. Michael Andrew Robertson. She was presented by her grandfather, Mr. Mark Eugene Robertson, senior, and escorted by William Stephen Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Charles Baker. Miss Robertson is the granddaughter of Ms. Robin Denise Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Scott Griffith, and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Eugene Robertson, senior.

Miss Hannah Leigh Rogers is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Rogers. She was presented by her father and escorted by Bryson William Ward, son of Ms. Amy Rice Ward. Miss Rogers is the granddaughter of Ms. Sherry Ann Duff, Ms. Joanne Hill Rogers and the late George Lee Rogers.

Miss Mabryn Elizabeth Stanley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Martin Stanley. She was presented by her father and escorted by her brother, Kellon Waite­-Carlisle Stanley. Miss Stanley is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jimmy Nesbitt Scates, and the late Mr. Scates, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Eugene Moorhead, and Mr. Buddy Roger Stanley.

Miss Mary Elizabeth Vassy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mark Vassy. She was presented by her father and escorted by Jordan Nicholas Clawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Franklin Camp. Miss Vassy isthe granddaughter of the late Anna Faye Ross, the late Clyde Dennis Simpson, and Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Vassy.

Miss Marianna Blair Warren is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerrel D. Warren II. She was presented by her father and escorted by Benjamin Davis Karriker, son of Dr. and Mrs. Craig Stephen Karriker. Miss Warren is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ray Compton, and Mr. and Mrs. Jerrel D. Warren.

Club officers are Mrs. Jack Clayton Phillips, president; Miss Betsy Cameron Roberson, first vice-president; Mrs. Tyler Ross Belue, second vice-president; Mrs. James Andy Childers, treasurer; Mrs. Carroll Mitchell Roberson, recording secretary; Mrs. Marc Don Eggers, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Henry Grayson Gettys, parliamentarian; and Mrs. John Gregory Price, publicity chairman. Board members include, Mrs. Terry Otis Belue, junior, Mrs. Dennis Glen Fowler, Mrs. David Lewis Kirby, Ms. Marion Rae Martin, Mrs. Jonathan Wayne Morgan, Mrs. Tracy Scott Rector, and Mrs. Brandon Lee Swofford.

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