FOX 5 viewers give woman dream wedding - KMSP-TV

FOX 5 viewers give woman dream wedding

Posted: Updated:
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -

Donald Wiles asked Chrystal Lurry to be his bride five months ago. Now, the couple is working against the clock to make their dream wedding reality after Wiles was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Doctors say Wiles is dying from ALS, which is commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease. His condition is deteriorating every day. The devastating diagnosis came just months after the pair got engaged. His fiancée said that he sought medical help when it became difficult for him to pick up their infant son.

The bride-to-be is a 911 operator in Clayton County.  She's used to emergencies and keeping calm under pressure. Faced with the possibility of a future without the love of her life, the 32-year-old said that she's turning to strangers for help to help get the wedding of their dreams.

FOX 5 viewers were moved by Chrystal's wish for a dream wedding. Saturday, they helped to make her dream one step closer to a reality by throwing her a wedding shower.

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Police identify suspected gym 'locker thief'

    Police identify suspected gym 'locker thief'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:01:19 GMT
    Peachtree City Police say they have identified a man wanted for stealing wallets in at least three local gyms in metro Atlanta. .Police say Brian Gordon had almost a perfect cover story.
    Peachtree City Police say they have identified a man wanted for stealing wallets in at least three local gyms in metro Atlanta. .Police say Brian Gordon had almost a perfect cover story.
  • Governor signs controversial gun bill into law

    Governor signs controversial gun bill into law

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:47:57 GMT
    A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered for Wednesday's bill signing in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse.
    A few hundred gun rights advocates gathered for Wednesday's bill signing in Ellijay with top officials including House Speaker David Ralston and bill sponsor Rep. Rick Jasperse.
  • Man leads Rockdale Deputies on 100mph chase

    Man leads Rockdale Deputies on 100mph chase

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:20:03 GMT
    A South Carolina man fleeing from deputies crashed his car and had to be pulled from the wreckage after it burst into flames.
    A South Carolina man fleeing from deputies crashed his car and had to be pulled from the wreckage after it burst into flames.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices