Ashley Amber Hays became the bride of Dustin Ratliff in a ceremony ap­pointed with silver, flowers, crystal and candles on Dec. 5, 2009, at the Ardmore Garden Center. Pastor Ron Elmore performed the cer­emony and music was pro­vided by Tammy Beall.

The bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hays, Ar­dmore. The couple’s grand­parents are Bill Arledge and Peggy Arledge, both of Rubottom; and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Zink, Ard­more.

The bride wore a floor­length formal satin dress with an empire waist and train embellished with se­quins and crystals.

Honor attendants were Milissa Nichols, Ardmore; and Justin Rutledge, Lone Grove.

Other members of the wedding party were Ali Boatman, Ashley Tay­lor, Michael Kester, Cody Smith, Gracie Rutledge, Jordan Nichols, Jacob Nichols and Emily Wade.

The couple took a cruise to Progresso and Cozumel, Mexico. They live in Ard­more.