Rodney and Karen Brown of Crossville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Rachelle Brown, to Ryan Austin Shipley. He is the son of Glen and Sissy Shipley of Johnson City.
The ceremony will be May 24 in Jonesborough, TN, at the Jonesborough United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the Blackthorn Country Club.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Deloy and Nancy Brown of Crossville, Nathan and Doris Etheredge of Cookeville and the late E.W. Cook.
An East Tennessee State University student, she will graduate May 10 with her Master's of Education in special education.
The prospective groom's grandparents are Elva Hodges of Johnson City, the late John Hodges, the late Ed Shipley and the late Ollie Shipley.
A graduate of East Tennessee State University, he is employed as a solutions specialist at Fastenal.
Invitations will be sent.