Kelli Renee Ball of Charleston, SC and Thomas Glenn Fitzpatrick of Wheaton, IL were joined in marriage at The Citadel Summerall Chapel in Charleston on May 31, 2014. The Reverend Ladson F. Mills officiated the six o’clock ceremony, and music was provided by Mrs. Nancy Lefter, organist, and Kathleen Wilson, harpist. A reception followed at The Citadel Beach House. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held at Morgan Street Grill on Friday evening.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Martin Ball of Charleston. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson Ball and Mrs. Adele Rowan and the late Mr. Vincent Edward Rowan, all of Charleston. Kelli earned her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina. She is also recent graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, where she earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Fitzpatrick of Wheaton, IL. He is the grandson of Mrs. Anita Fitzpatrick and the late Gerald Fitzpatrick of Ionia, MI. He is also the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Myers of Iowa Falls, IA. Thomas attended The Citadel, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration. He is the Operations Director at Chick-fil-A.
Caitlin Beste was matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Sara Ball, Sarah Fitzpatrick, Nicole Roman, Nikki O’Brien, Kyra Hartley, Emily Tucker, Kristin Daniels, Weezie Villeneuve, and Stephanie Morgan. The flower girl was Bailee Ball.
The groom’s brother, Mike Fitzpatrick, stood as best man. Groomsmen were Michael Ball, Tom Trubey, Cosmo Morabbi, and Nathan Risius.
The couple will honeymoon in Riviera Maya and make their home in Charleston.