Katie Owen of Paris and Jake McElroy of Puryear announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The couple will be married Sept. 19 at Westfalia Farms in Paris. Invitations have been sent for the wedding.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ricky and Cheryl Owen of Paris. She is the granddaughter of Vivian Sutton of Paris and of the late Paul Sutton and the late Gordon and Betty Owen, all of whom lived in Paris.
She is a 2015 Henry County High School graduate and a 2018 Jackson State Community College graduate. She earned an associate’s degree in radiologic technology at Jackson State.
She is a registered radiology technologist at Henry County Medical Center.
The groom-to-be is the son of Ken and Melissa McElroy of Puryear. He is the grandson of Bobby and Pat McElroy and Barney and Brenda Valentine, all of Puryear, and of Ruth Bucy of McKenzie. He is also the grandson of the late Ralph Bucy.
He graduated from HCHS in 2013. He earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture business from the University of Tennessee at Martin.
He is employed by Futrell Tile Co. in Hazel.