Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 12, 2012
Shaver – Lombard
Ashley Elizabeth Shaver and John Albert Lombard Jr., were united in marriage Saturday, April 14, 2012, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Salisbury. The Rev. Gene Bruce officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Holiday Inn of Salisbury.
The bride was escorted by her father, Tony Shaver, and attended by her sister, Angela Shaver of O’Fallon, Ill., as maid of honor. Her bridesmaids were Lisa Tadlock of China Grove, her cousin Tammy Lambert of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and Amanda Casper of Salisbury.
Bert Lombard stood as his son’s best man. Groomsmen included brother of the groom Donald Spry of Salisbury, Scott Murray of Granite Quarry, Chris Howard of Salisbury and Charles Collins of Mocksville.
Savanna Lambert, cousin of the bride of Mount Pleasant, S.C., was flower girl, and Blaine Lentz of Granite Quarry served as ring bearer. Serving as the miniature bridal couple were Chloe Hall, cousin of the groom of Rockwell, and Quinn Collins of Mocksville.
Guest register attendant was Yvette Collins of Mocksville; wedding director was Sue Young of Salisbury; and organist was Flora Abernethy Lester of Salisbury.
The bride is the daughter of Tony and Jeanne Shaver of Salisbury and the granddaughter of James K. and the late Dorothy C. Kerr of Salisbury and the late A.F. and Grace H. Shaver. A 2000 honor graduate of West Rowan High School, Ashley received a degree in Respiratory Therapy from Stanly Community College in 2003. She is a Registered Respiratory Therapist at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Bert and Darlene Lombard of Rockwell and the grandson of the late Leon and Thelma Lombard and the late Andy and Doris Moose. A 1990 graduate of East Rowan High School, Johnny also studied at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. He is employed by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office.
Following a wedding trip to San Francisco, Calif., the couple will make their home in Rockwell.