Barry C. and Marybeth S. Elswick, Richlands, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Carrie Elizabeth, to Nathan Samuel King, son of Gary W. and Robin G. King, Unicoi.
The bride-elect is a graduate of King College, where she received bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
She is employed by Cumberland Consulting Group, Franklin.
She is a granddaughter of Franklin D. Short, Cedar Bluff, Va.; the late Elizabeth W. Short; and Raymond C. and Gaynelle K. Elswick, Pounding Mill, Va.
Her fiancé is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree. He is a student at Belmont University College of Law.
He is a grandson of Lloyd C. Garland, Unicoi; the late Mary H. Garland; Pauline F. King, Erwin; and the late Clarence E. King.
The couple plan an open church wedding for 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church, Bristol.