Kirbie Dean and Jennifer Blevins Carpenter of Elizabethton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey LeeAnna Carpenter, to Eric Daniel Pierce of Elizabethton.
Eric is the son of Eric “Lynn” and Rita Hicks Pierce, and the grandson of Martin “Jr” and Vertie Mae Williams Pierce of Elizabethton and Leonard and Ruby Potter Hicks, also of Elizabethton.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Virginia Gipson of Elizabethton and the late Donald Franklin Carpenter, and Elizabeth Anne Blevins of Elizabethton and the late Bruce Lee Blevins.
Kelsey is a 2011 graduate of Elizabethton High School and is currently enrolled in Jenny Lea Academy, pursuing a career as a nail technician.
Her fiancé is a 2009 graduate of Elizabethton High School and currently works for Carter County Bank.
The couple was engaged July 14, 2013, while vacationing at Oak Island, N.C.