Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

June 12, 2011


The Independent

KENOVA — Melissa Ann Rowe and John Michael Gregory of Ceredo were married on May 20, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Church of Christ in Kenova by minister Joe Pratt.

The parents of the couple are the late Mary E. Rowe of Kenova and the late James Grover Adams of Ashland and Mary and Jerry Gregory of Ashland.

Maid of honor was Vernice Hodge of Huntington and bridesmaids were Brandy Hodge and Mary Walker, both of Huntington, and Leighann Craig of Catlettsburg.

Best man was Brent Chapman of Huntington and groomsmen were Justin Gibson, son of the bride, and David Hodge II, both of Huntington, and Christopher Gregory of Ashland, brother of groom.

Flower girl was Olivia Hodge of Kenova and ring bearer was Brandon Hodge, godson of the bride, of Huntington.

The bride was escorted down the isle by Uncle Louis Rowe of Missouri.

She graduated from Ceredo-Kenova High School and is a graduate of Huntington Junior College of Business with an associate of business degree in professional office administration with medical specialization and is employed at Speedway in Catlettsburg as a shift leader.

He is a graduate of Paul G. Blazer High School and is employed at The Independent as a mailroom clerk and van driver.

After a honeymoon in Marian, Va., the couple reside in Kenova.