Owens – Holston



Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Brandon Owens

Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Brandon Owens


Ashley Shanette Holston and Marlon Brandon Owens were married Aug. 15, 2009, at 6 p.m. at Heritage Golf. Minister Ron Carter of Pelham officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Daisy J. Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. Alton R. Holston of Oneonta. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Simpson Jennings and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Holston Sr.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Myron W. Owens of Birmingham and the grandson of Ruth Caldwell of Birmingham and the late Erlean Smedley of South Carolina.

The bride’s father gave his daughter in marriage. Attendants were her cousins Dana E. Jennings, maid of honor, and Deven M. Jennings, bridesmaid. Ja’Kaiya S. Bryant of Adamsville was flower girl.

Best man was Jonathan W. Bryant of Adamsville. The groom’s brother Sean Michael Ray of Austell, Ga., was groomsman. Landon I. Carter of Pelham served as ring bearer.

Greeters for the ceremony were Alexandria Carter and Kailen Davis. Hostesses were Gracie Starks, Gracie Hutchings, and Janell Clark.

The bride graduated from Oneonta High School, and the groom graduated from Minor High School. Both graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2007.

The couple now resides in Denver, Colo.