Tue, 02/20/2007 - 6:37pm
By: The Citizen

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey E. Carey of Winfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Collins Carey, to Derek Tyler Parten of Peachtree City, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benne Parten.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Eugene and Edith Collins of Appling and the late Donald and Angie Carey of Augusta. She is a graduate of Greenbrier High School in Evans and a graduate of Young Harris College, class of 2004. She also is a recent cum laude graduate of Valdosta State University with a bachelor’s degree in history. She plans to attend graduate school to continue studying history.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Ms. Helen Tate and the late Joe Tate of Peachtree City, and the late John D. and Elizabeth Parten of Royston. He is a graduate of McIntosh High School in Peachtree City and also is a graduate of Young Harris College, class of 2004. He will graduate from Valdosta State University in May 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in history and a minor in Spanish. He plans to teach at the high school level next fall.
The wedding is planned for March 10, 2007 at 5 p.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Winfield. A reception will follow.

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