J.R. and Cathy Short, 277 Allison Cove Trail, Piney Flats, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelley Rae, to Taylor Troy Anderson Hayes, son of Jim and Deborah Hayes, 2 Gatewood Drive, Johnson City.
The bride-elect is a 2012 cum laude graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in education.
She is a granddaughter of Howard and Joanne Carroll, Greeneville; Shelby Short, Piney Flats, and the late Bill Short.
Her fiancé is a 2011 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he received a master’s degree in criminology.
He is a grandson of the Sara Hayes, Johnson City, and the late Jim Hayes; and the late Carroll and Barbara Barnett.
The couple plan a private wedding for 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Poplar Ridge Christian Church, Piney Flats.