Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Jessie Yvonne Carroll and Brandon Monroe Hodges.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Lynn Carroll, 410 Lee Street, Elizabethton. She is the granddaughter of the late Jessie Nidiffer, Gene Nidiffer, Gordon Carroll and Yvonne Henson.
Jessie is a 2010 graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended East Tennessee State University. She is employed as a Resident Assistant at Wellington Place.
Her fiancé is the son of Chris and Christy Hodges, 3417 Gap Creek Road, Hampton. He is the grandson of Marie Miller, Hampton, and the late Monroe B. Miller, and Russell Hodges, Hampton, and the late Gail Hodges.
Brandon is a 2010 graduate of Hampton High School and attended Northeast State Community College. He is employed with Wolfe Tree.
The couple will be married during an open ceremony at First United Methodist Church in Elizabethton on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at 6 p.m.