The Rosemont Society of Laurens presented three young ladies during the 2019 ball held Saturday, February 23, at the Westin Poinsett Hotel in Greenville.
Members and guests were greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Erskine Adair Jacks, Jr., and Mr. and Mrs. Spiros George Papleacos. The debutantes were introduced by the master of ceremonies, Mr. William Robert Smith.
Alexandra Elizabeth Barker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Scott Barker of Laurens. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Yates Giles, Jr. of Union and Mr. and Mrs. Jake Black of Laurens. Miss Barker is a student at College of Charleston. She was presented by her father and escorted by her brother, Mr. Hampton Traynham Barker of Laurens.
Hannah Langston Finley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brown Finley of Laurens. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Darby Stoddard of Gray Court and the late Mr. and Mrs. Truman Langston Finley, Jr. of Laurens. Miss Finley is a student at College of Charleston. She was presented by her father and escorted by Mr. Carter Dodge Vincent of Laurens.
Anna Rebecca Horner, daughter of Ms. Margret Hetfield Horner of Moore and Mr. and Mrs. William Leroy Horner, Jr. of Laurens. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Levi Hetfield IV of Oceanview, D.E. and Mrs. Kenneth David Couser of Laurens. Miss Horner is a student at Clemson University. She was presented by her father and escorted by her brother, Mr. John Calvin Hughes of Laurens.
Mr. Chandler Harvin Fleck, head marshal for the ball, was assisted by the 2019 Rosemont Son:
Mr. Reeves Martin Willis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Nye Willis of Fountain Inn. He is the grandson of Ms. Peggy Skelton Langton of Simpsonville and Mr. Jimmy Charles Langston of Gray Court and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jack Willis of Fountain Inn. Mr. Willis is a student at Anderson University.
The Jake Bartley Band accompanied the presentation and provided an evening of dancing. Holmes Photography of Laurens photographed the debutantes and Mr. Rick Childers of Laurens arranged the beautiful flowers and bouquets for the evening. Mrs. William Robert Smith served as the Ball Chairman assisted by her co-chairman, Mrs. Spiros George Papleacos. The debutante chairman was Mrs. Michael Victor Fleck.
Officers of the Rosemont Society are Mrs. Christopher B Edwards, president; Mrs. Stephen H Crow, Jr, president-elect; Mrs. Homer Eugene Elwood, treasurer; Mrs. Bryan Christopher Able, membership secretary; and Mrs. William Leroy Horner, president ex-officio. Other committee members include publicity, Mrs. Erskine Adair Jacks, Jr.; junior chairman, Mrs. Edgar C Taylor, III; party chairman, Mrs. Frank Brown Finley; and historians Mrs. Stephen Holmes Crow and Mrs. Cary Parker Moore, Jr.