Emily Anne Dickerson and Brandon Ryan Thompson were married May 20, 2009, in Oneonta.
The bride is the daughter of Diane and Robert Steel of Oneonta and Tracy and Theresa Dickerson of Charlestown, W.V. She is the granddaughter of Sue Broom of Snead, J.C. Fox of Oneonta, Gail Arthur of Boaz, and Billy Dickerson of Albertville.
The groom is the son of Sherri Ashley of Snead and Kenneth Thompson of Trussville. He is the grandson of Edward and Mary Ann Laughlin of Snead and the late Aubrey and Lillie Mae Thompson of Snead.
Mr. Thompson recently joined the United States Coast Guard and plans to make this his career. After completing training in Cape May, N. J., he and his wife expect to reside in Florida. Mrs. Thompson attended Snead State Community College, studying early childhood development, and she hopes to pursue a career in that field.