Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

September 9, 2012

Ashley Lobb-Newsom and Alan Branch


— Ashley Lobb-Newsom and Alan Branch were married at 5 p.m. April 28, 2012, at HummingBurd Garden, Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort, Santa Ana, Pueblo, N.M., by the Rev. Antonio Branch, grandmother of the groom. The reception was at Cottonwoods Pavilion at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort.

She is the daughter of Rebecca Lobb, Albuquerque, N.M., and Nathaniel Newsom III, O’Fallom, Ill., and the granddaughter of Nadine Newsom and the late Nathaniel Newsom Jr. She is a 2004 graduate of Cibola High School, Albuquerque, N.M., and a 2008 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Nursing. She is a registered nurse.

He is the son of David and Valerie Branch Sr., Rio Rancho, N.M. He is a 2004 graduate of Cibola High School, Albuquerque, N.M., and attended the University of Michigan. He is employed by the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks.

The maid of honor was Rachel Poterek, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Kaela Newsom and Mariah Newsom, sisters of the bride. The flower girls was Amira Lobb, daughter of bride and groom, and Noveah Branch, niece of groom.

Best man was David Branch Jr. Groomsmen were Jude Roybal and Sean Griffin.

After a wedding trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple live in Seattle, Wash.