Alysha Leigh Thomason and Joshua Keith Abernathy were married Jan. 11 at The Cotton Warehouse in Monroe. The Rev. Trent Alexander officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Gary and Anita Thomason of Snellville. She is a 2009 graduate of Brookwood High School and 2013 graduate of the University of North Georgia, where she received a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. She is employed with the Forsyth County Wellness Center as an athletic trainer.

The groom is the son of Stanley and Penny Abernathy of Dahlonega. He is a 2002 graduate of Lumpkin County High School. He is employed with Windstream Communications as a technician.

Kallie Fouts of McDonough served as the matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jessie Atkinson of Royston, Brittney Goswick of Dawsonville, Stephanie Rhodes of Kennesaw, Robin Thomason of Lawrenceville and Katy Dennis of Durham, N.C.

Justin Brown of Dahlonega served as the best man.

Groomsmen were Shane Brown, Joe Spooner and Josh Walden of Dahlonega and Bryan Thomason of Lawrenceville. Logan Abernathy of Dahlonega served as the ring bearer.

After a honeymoon to the Dominican Republic, the couples resides in Dahlonega.

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