Claude H. Rhea III of Birmingham, Ala., and Mrs. Larry Nichols of Tucker, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Rhea, to Austin Bradley Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffory Ward of Dickson, Tenn.
Miss Rhea is the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. Glenn R. Noss of Paducah, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Claude H. Rhea Jr. She is a 2005 graduate of Northview High School in Duluth, Ga., and a 2009 graduate of Samford University in Birmingham with a bachelor’s degree in history and Spanish. She is an alumna of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and is employed by Chick-fil-A in Paducah.
Mr. Ward is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alfonso Zamora of Dickson, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ward of Greenfield, Tenn. He is a 2005 graduate of Dickson County Senior High School in Dickson, a 2009 graduate of Union University in Jackson, Tenn., with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Christian studies and is pursuing a master’s degree in professional counseling from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn. He is employed by Home Instead Senior Care in Jackson, Tenn.
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at First Baptist Church of Paducah. All friends and relatives are invited. Only out-of-town invitations are being sent.