Announcement is made of the engagement of Lauren M. Wilde and David D. Sliger.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Andrea Wilde, Johnson City; and Billy and Janet Wilde, Kingsport.
She is a granddaughter of Winnie Quaintance, Jonesborough.
Her fiancé is a son of Debbie and Carroll Sparks, Jonesborough; and David E. Sliger, Johnson City.
He is a grandson of Joyce Smith, Jonesborough.
The couple plan a wedding for 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2013, on the beach in Hilton Head, S.C.