Mr. and Mrs. Gene Walker of Thomson announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Walker, to Joshua Timothy Morey, son of Mr. Joe Morey and Ms. Robin Morey of Thomson. The wedding is planned for June 6, 2009, at Thomson First United Methodist Church.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Echols and the late Mr. Harold L. Echols of Millen, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Milton E. Walker, Sr., of Lincolnton. Ashley is a 2002 graduate of Thomson High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor of science degree in education. She is employed by the McDuffie County Board of Education as a special education teacher at Maxwell Elementary School.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Rev. and Mrs. Carson R. Eick, Sr., of Thomson, and the late Mr. Robert C. Morey of Camak and Ms. Geneva Kitchings of Augusta. Josh is a 2001 graduate of Thomson High School, and a 2005 graduate of the University of Georgia where he received a bachelor of science degree in biology. He is employed by Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville as a chemistry teacher and football and golf coach.