Ashley April Elkins and Ryan Nicholas Pendleton were united in marriage at Saratoga Springs, Mt. Pleasant on March 17, 2012.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Rhonda Elkins of Valdese. Her grandfather is Herman Deal and her great-grandmother is Lena Ogle. She graduated from Burke High School, attended Lenoir Rhyne University and currently attends Catawba Hairstyling Academy.
The groom is the son of Bob and Patti Pendleton of Lincolnton and the grandson of Moenner Shrum. He graduated from North Lincoln High School and the NASCAR Institute and works for Toyota.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. BK Entertainment provided the music for wedding and reception held at Saratoga Springs.
The bride and groom requested in lieu of gifts that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn. the couple resides in Sherrills Ford.