Announcement is being made today of the engagement and upcoming marriage of Bethany Gail Odom and Dylan Matthew Ellis.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Earl and Angie Odom, Piedmont Street, Elizabethton, and the late Tracy Lee Crouch.
Her grandparents are Mildred Manning Isaacs; the late William “Bill” Isaacs; the late Rev. Charlie Manning, Joann and Scott Bergman, Custar, Ohio; and the late Etta and Charlie Odom.
She attended Northeast State Community College and is employed at Abortion Alternatives and Women’s Center.
The groom-to-be is the son of David and Terri Ellis, Woodland Heights, Elizabethton.
His grandparents are Frances Ellis, Elizabethton, and the late Milburn Ellis; Louise Hoffman, Clearwater, Fla., and the late James Hoffman.
He is a student at East Tennessee State University majoring in construction management. He is employed with Ellis Insulation Company.
The couple will hold an engagement party at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22. The event will be held on the football field at Hampton High School, which is where the couple first met.
Their wedding is planned for June 1, 2013, at the Boone/Ellis Homestead on Heaton Creek Road in Roan Mountain.