Published 11:15 am Monday, April 22, 2013
Ashlee Brooke Landrus and Eric Steven Galford were united in marriage during a 3 p.m. ceremony on March 16, 2013, in Colosse Baptist Church, Windsor.
The double-ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Tim Webb of Windsor.
The bride is the daughter of Angela and Bill Minga, and Jeffrey Dale Landrus Sr., all of Windsor. She is the granddaughter of Ruby Jones of Smithfield, and the late Annette West of Smithfield.
The groom is the son of Donald and Connie Galford of Windsor. He is the grandson of Audra and Donald Galford and Dorothy Queen, all of Oakhill, W.Va., and Russell Moore of Fayetteville, W.Va.
Ashlee is a 2007 graduate of Windsor High School. She is also a 2012 graduate of PDCC, where she received her Associate of Science Degree in nursing. She is employed at Southampton Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse.
Eric is also a 2007 graduate of Windsor High School. He graduated in 2011 from a four-year apprenticeship school, and is employed at Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Newport News as a crane operator.
The bride was escorted by her father, and given away in marriage by her parents.
The wedding music was provided by DJ Tony Slaba.
Nicole Bedoya of Suffolk and Stephanie Marshall of Windsor, friends of the bride, served as the matrons of honor.
Amanda Landrus of Ft. Polk, La., sister-in-law of the bride, and Stephanie Snead of Suffolk, sister of the groom, served as the bridesmaids.
Donald Galford, father of the groom, served as his son’s best man.
Bill Minga of Windsor, stepfather of the bride, Dale Landrus of Ft. Polk, brother of the bride, and Michael Snead of Suffolk, brother-in-law of the groom, served as the groomsmen.
Ashlynn and Abigail Landrus of Ft. Polk, nieces of the bride, served as the flower girls.
Following the ceremony the bride’s parents hosted a reception at the Walters Ruitan Club in Carrsville.
DJ Tony Slaba also provided music at the reception.
The couple honeymooned in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, and resides in Windsor with their beloved four-legged baby “Bella.”
On Jan. 26, the bridal party hosted bridal shower at the home of Angela and Bill Minga.
On Feb. 16, a honeymoon destination party was hosted for the bride and groom at the home of Dale and Glenie Jones.
On March 15, the groom’s parents hosted the rehearsal dinner for the wedding party at the Walters Ruitan Club. Dinner was provided by Bob Ballinger.