Jonathan F. and Barbara Lau, 2 Wentworth Court, Johnson City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Charlena, to Geoffrey Adam Ward, son of Jeffrey and Janet Ward, 606 John Green Road, Jonesborough.
The bride-elect is a graduate of East Tennessee State University. She is employed by TalkBack, Johnson City, as a speech-language pathologist.
She is a granddaughter of the late J. Francis and Myrtle F. Lau; and the late Carl and JoAnn Curtis.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Walters State Community College. He is employed as a physical therapist assistant in the Tri-Cities.
He is a grandson of the late Robert and Addie Jean Ward; and the late J.L. and Peggy Mashburn.
The couple plan a private wedding for 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnson City.