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Russell Freeman and Kelly Adams

Jerry and Deborah Adams of Flowery Branch announce the engagement of their daughter Kelly Lauren Adams to Russell Lauren Freeman, son of Larry and Brenda Freeman of Cleveland.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Marilyn Roper of Gainesville and the late Everett Roper, and the late John and Sarah Adams.

She is a 2001 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood. She graduated in 2006 from North Georgia College and State University with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a paraprofessional by Hall County Board of Education in Oakwood.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Russell and Barbara Freeman of Cleveland, and Ruby Grizzle of Clermont and the late Winfred Grizzle.

He is a 2000 graduate of White County High School in Cleveland. He graduated in 2005 from Southern Polytechnic State University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering technology. He is employed as a manager by American Water in Cleveland.

The couple plan to wed Oct. 18, 2014, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Gainesville.