Ashley Dawn Shumaker and John Joseph Gallagher were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. on Folly Beach in Charleston, S.C., with Melanie Murray officiating the ceremony. The bride was escorted by her father.
The bride is the daughter of Bill and Kim Shumaker of Barnesville. The groom is the son of Bryan and Caryma Gallagher of Barnesville.
Jaime Bruggeman served as matron of honor, and Brent Welch was the best man. Other attendants were Brianna Willis and Nathan Butler.
A reception was later held at the Elks Lodge in Barnesville.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Barnesville High School and a 2007 graduate of Ohio University Athens with a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. She received her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2012 from The Ohio State University. She is a pharmacist at Mount Carmel West Hospital.
Her husband is a 2000 graduate of Barnesville High School and a 2005 graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He is employed by George J. Igel & Co.
The couple plans a honeymoon to Saint Lucia. They reside in Columbus, Ohio.