Jeri Johnson, a member of the Tonto Apache Tribe in Payson, and Joseph "JJ" DeCola were married on the Colorado River, in Laughlin, Nev. on New Year's Eve. Jeri is employed at the Mazatzal Casino as a shift manager/general manager trainee and has held positions on the Tonto Apache Tribal Council as council member, vice-chairperson and chairperson. JJ is the owner of JJ's Swimming Pools since 1964 and is originally from Boston, Mass. He has been in the pool business in Arizona since 1978.
The couple owns and operates the 1881 Trading Post Bed & Breakfast in Pine.