Ashley Nicole Ely and Jacob Arthur Friedel, both of Union, were united in marriage Sept. 29, 2012, at Zion United Church of Christ, Union. Pastor Michael H. Bone officiated at the ceremony.

Bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ely, Union. Groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert O. Friedel, Beaufort.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

Serving as matron of honor was Valerie Dawson, Union. Best man was Robert B. Friedel, Union.

The bride is employed as banking center manager at Bank of America, St. Louis.

The groom is employed by True Manufacturing, Pacific.

The couple reside in Union.