Ashley – Nealy
Melinda and Ed Ashley of Horse Shoe announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Ashley of Boone, to John Ronald Nealy “J.R.,” the son of Ronnie Nealy of Lumberton, and of Joseph and Pam Bounds of Lumberton.
Ashley attended West Henderson High School and Appalachian State University, and will work as an elementary school teacher and professional school counselor. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Ullom of Granbury, Texas, and of Mr. and the late Mrs. Duane Ashley of Spencer, W.Va.
Nealy attended Lumberton High School and Appalachian State University and will work in Health Promotions. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nealy of Lumberton, and of Dr. and Mrs. John R. Bailey of Lumberton.
The wedding will be held at Blackberry Fields Cove in Weaverville at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 2.