Announcement is made of the engagement of Hilary Danielle Grantham and Robert Wayne Blankenship.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Mandy Neel Grantham and the late Bobby Gene Grantham.
She is a 2002 graduate of University High School, and is a student at Northeast State Community College.
She is employed by Walmart.
She is a granddaughter of the late Gladys and Burce Neel; and Blanche Grantham, Chipley, Fla., and the late Hershel Grantham.
Her fiancé is a of son Cindy McCarty, Jacksonville, N.C.; and Homer Wayne Blankenship, Wilmington, Del.
He is a 1998 graduate of Unicoi County High School, and is a student at Northeast State Community College.
He is employed by Jacobs Creek Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center, Bristol, as a teacher.
He is a grandson of Lois Blankenship, Erwin, and the late Homer Blankenship.
The couple plan a wedding for 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Oak Street Baptist Church, 804 Oak St., Elizabethton.