Ashley Corinne Brown and William Haswell Thomas Shafferman were married June 11 at Asbury United Methodist Church. The Reverend Dr. John Yates officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Drs. Charles and Debra Brown of Birmingham. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Haswell Shafferman of Arlington, Va.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a formal gown of ivory duchess satin. The strapless gown was fashioned with a sweetheart neckline and a basque waistline. The soft A-line skirt with a chapel-length train was delicately scattered with beaded lace appliques and was bordered with a wide band of European Schiffli lace at the hemline. Her chapel veil of imported French tulle was edged with faceted crystals and pearls and held by a bridal band of rhinestones and freshwater pearls.
The maid of honor was Dr. Lindsay Elizabeth Brown, sister of the bride, of Birmingham. Bridesmaids were Allison Katherine Hill, cousin of the bride, of Huntsville; Chaney Shafferman Widmer, sister of the groom, of Richmond, Va.; Sarah Octavia Ferguson of Oxford, N.C.; Elizabeth Fair Ingle and Amy Elizabeth Shaw of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and Denise Marie Frohlich of Tallahassee, Fla.
Flower girl was Addison Lee Bowlin, cousin of the groom, of Madison, Miss.
The father of the groom was best man. Groomsmen were John David Cleveland, cousin of the groom, of Birmingham; Charles Brooks Widmer, brother-in-law of the groom, of Richmond, Va.; William Curtis Wright Jr. of Athens, Ga.; Andrew Nicholas Leithe of Raleigh, N.C.; Jeffery Bailey Hennessy of Annapolis, Md.; and David James Nakano of Johns Creek, Ga. Ring bearer was Ryan Christopher Hill, cousin of the bride, of Birmingham.
After a honeymoon trip to St. Lucia, the couple will live in Birmingham, where the bride will be a second year medical student at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the groom is employed by Union Bank and Trust Co. as a marketing representative for Alabama 529 College Savings Plans.