M s. Mary Malissa Burnette and Mr. Michael Grant LeFever of
Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Grant Burnette LeFever, to Steven Duff Messier, son of Ms. Kelly Duff Messier and the late Steven Arnold Messier and stepson of Mr. Jeffrey Charles Simon of the Isle of Palms.
The bride-elect, a resident of Columbia, is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Harvey and Mary Burnette of Columbia, and the late Norwood and Frances LeFever of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Dreher High School alumna earned bachelor’s degrees in English and History, cum laude, from Presbyterian College, a master’s degree in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi, and a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She is employed with Burnette Shutt & McDaniel law firm in Columbia.
The bridegroom-elect, a resident of Columbia, is the grandson of the late Richard and Peggy Duff of Atlanta and Mount Pleasant, and the late Col. Harry and Betty Messier of Melbourne, Florida. The Bishop England High School alumnus earned a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the College of Charleston. He is employed with Raycom Media at WIS-TV as a data analyst.
The couple plan a November wedding in Columbia.