Ashley Nicole Ellison and Anthony Mason Murphy were married June 4, 2011, in a church ceremony in Muncie, surrounded by family and friends.
Ashley is the daughter of Connie Ellison, Murray, Ky., and Jeffrey Ellison, Conway, Texas. She received her doctorate in linguistics from Ball State University in 2012 and works teaching at the university level in South Korea.
He is the son of Raymond and Jeannette Murphy, Kokomo. He is a 2001 graduate of Northwestern High School. He was awarded his master’s degree in international political science from Ball State University and works as a teacher in South Korea.