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Posted: Sunday, September 29, 2013 5:00 am

NEW ORLEANS Claire Ashton of Odessa and Michael Slocumb of Chattanooga, Tennessee, plan to marry October 12th at Café Amelie at The Princess of Monaco Courtyard in New Orleans’ historic French Quarter.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Dana Ashton of Odessa. Her grandparents are the late Edward and Jean Durrett of Odessa, the late Robert Ashton of Tucson, Arizona, and Jennie Thorn of Cromwell, Indiana. She graduated from Permian High School in 1997, from the University of Texas in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising, and from Duke University in 2007 with a certification in Paralegal Studies.

Her fiancé is the son of Michael and Cathy Slocumb of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee. His grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Jinx Peterson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Guy Slocumb of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Michael graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1993 and earned a degree in Illustration and Graphic Design from The Portfolio Center in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2000. Claire and Michael met in Atlanta in 2007 and currently reside in Austin.

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