Watkins, Ward to wed in AprilPublished 4:00am Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edwin Watkins of Wetumpka are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Jane Watkins to Jeremy Michael Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Edward (Skip) Ward of Jemison.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. I.C. (Nealy) Barrett Sr. of Wetumpka, Mr. and Mrs. George Sutherland of Prattville and the late Mr. Charles Watkins.
Ashley is a 2002 graduate of Wetumpka High School. She is also a 2010 graduate of Auburn University’s School of Veterinary Medicine with a doctorate in veterinary medicine. While at Auburn, Ashley was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and served as an Ag Ambassador for the School of Agriculture. She is currently a small animal veterinarian for the Montevallo Animal Hospital.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Bobbie Lavona Wilkins of Thorsby, the late Mr. James Webster Woodley Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Ed Ward.
Jeremy is a 2000 graduate of Jemison High School. He is also a 2005 graduate of the University of Montevallo with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in biology. He is currently employed as the associated director of development for the University of Montevallo.
The couple will be married at 4 p.m. April 13, 2013, at First Baptist Church Wetumpka.