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Rebecca Smith and Marion Spearman

Rhonda Tipton Smith of Flowery Branch and Andy Smith of Oakwood announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca Nicole Smith to Marion Ellis Spearman, son of Mike and Donna Spearman of Blythewood, S.C.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bill and Brenda Tipton of Flowery Branch, and Charles and the late Genene Smith of Gainesville.

She is a 2005 graduate of East Hall High School in Gainesville. She graduated in 2011 from Gainesville State College with an associate degree in business administration. She is employed as a transcript evaluator at Gainesville State College in Oakwood.

He is a 2003 graduate of Ridgeview High School in Blythwood. He graduated in 2007 from University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He is employed as an associate director by White Oak Conference Center in Winnsboro, S.C.

The couple plan to wed Nov. 10, 2012, at Cornelia Community House in Cornelia.