Rod and Janet Barnes, 121 Starway Lane, Greeneville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara E., to L. Ben Andies, son of Loyal and Becky Andies, 190 Elm Lane, Bluff City.
The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Greeneville High School; a 2004 graduate of East Tennessee State University College of Nursing, where she received a bachelor’s degree; and a 2011 graduate of Liberty University, where she received a master’s degree in nursing. She is employed by University of Tennessee Medical Center emergency room as an advanced practice nurse.
She is a granddaughter of Fred Johnson, Johnson City; the late Berdie Johnson; Lloyd Barnes, Nashville; and the late Frances Barnes.
Her fiancé is a 1997 graduate of Science Hill High School, and a 2010 graduate of King College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is employed by Simplex Grinnell as a customer care representative.
He is a grandson of the late Loyal and Louise Andies.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct.14, 2011, at The Gazebo at Mill Spring Park, Historic Jonesborough.