The bride-elect is the daughter of Brian and Mary Shell of Roan Mountain.
Carissa is the granddaughter of Grayson and Shirley Street and Ken and Judy Shell, all of Roan Mountain.
Her fiancé is the son of Rick and Barbara Guinn of Roan Mountain.
Richard is the grandson of the late George and Dorothy Guinn, and Henry Jones of Roan Mountain and the late Thelma Jones.
The couple will be married on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at noon at Bays Mountain Park.