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Heather Ellis and Patrick Blalock

Judy and Norman Adams of Dahlonega announce the engagement of their daughter Heather Ashley Ellis to Patrick Bonner Blalock, son of Bill and Diane Blalock of Gainesville. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Joseph “Jody” Ellis.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of A.C. “Candler” and Fae Brady of Murrayville and the late Charlie and Mary “Vee” Ellis.

She is a 2001 graduate of Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega. She graduated in 2005 from North Georgia College & State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is employed as a treatment coordinator with Black Orthodontics in Asheville, N.C.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Mary Helen Blalock of Clayton, the late William Blalock Sr. and the late Fred and Marjorie Derrick.

He is a 1997 graduate of Gainesville High School in Gainesville. He graduated in 2002 from the University of Georgia  with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He is employed as a vice president with First Citizens Bank in Asheville, N.C. He is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

The couple plan to wed May 15, 2010, at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville, N.C.

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