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Haley McAlister and Zachary Free

Mark and DeAnn McAlister of Cleveland announce the engagement of their daughter Haley Suzanne McAlister to Zachary Charles Free, son of Tim and Pam Free of Gillsville, and Christine and Mickey Sweeten of Clarkesville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ed and Joyce Bentley of Cleveland.

She is a 2009 graduate of White County High School in Cleveland. She is employed as a hospice aide at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.

The groom-elect is the grandson of JoAnne and Rudy Free of Gainesville, and Frances Burke of Lula.

He is a 2006 graduate of East Hall High School in Gainesville. He graduated in 2010 from The University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education. He is employed as an agriculture teacher by Habersham County School System.

The couple plan to wed July 21, 2012, at The Densmore Farm in Cleveland.