Johns-Williams Wedding


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Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 10:59 am
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Ashley Christine Johns, Dallas, and Matthew Williams, Wagga Wagga, Australia, were married Oct. 20, 2012, at First Lutheran Church, Moline. Pastor Daniel Witkowski officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The reception was held at the i wireless Center.
The bride is the daughter of Joanne Cravero, Moline, and the late Richard Johns. The groom is the son of Desley and Terry Williams, Wagga Wagga.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother. Matrons of honor were Mindy Meyers and Lisa Gorgal. Bridesmaid was Amanda Bahr. Junior bridesmaid was Bailey Gorgal. Flower girl was Riley Meyers. Ringbearers were Brody Meyers and Bennett Gorgal. Best man was Matthew Rawle. Groomsmen were Gus Macleod and Simon Bahr. Ushers were John Cravero, Kevin Gorgal and Mike Meyers.
Ashley graduated from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. She has been an assistant buyer for JC Penney Corp., Plano, Texas.
Matthew graduated from Plumbing Apprenticeship. He is the owner of Premium Plumbing and Gas, Wagga Wagga.
The couple's new address is Wagga Wagga. The honeymoon destination is New Zealand.














 



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