Patton-Withers wedding

Photo by Julie Wells

Nicole Patton and Erik Withers were married in Oct. 10 at Southern Oaks in Fayetteville. Dr. Robert Winstead officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Edward and Julie Patton of Conyers. She is the granddaughter of Larry and Betty Potts of Conyers. She is a 1995 graduate of Salem High School and a 2009 graduate of Georgia Southern University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in music education. She is currently employed with the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.

The groom is the son of Mike and Beth Withers of Conyers. He is the grandson of Sue Thompson and the late Bob Thompson of Conyers and Bob Withers of Buchannon, W.V., and the late Eileen Withers. He is a 2005 graduate of Salem High School. He is currently attending Ogeechee Technical College.

Meagan Tidmore of Lawrenceville served as the maid of honor. Lauren Patton of Dahlonega served as a bridesmaid.

Jonathon Pugh of Conyers served as the best man. Andy Withers of Conyers served as a groomsman.

The couple resides in Statesboro.