Margaret Wilson, Unicoi, and James Howell, Unicoi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Howell, to Shannon Sims, son of Jennifer Sims, Elizabethton, and the late Carroll Sims.
The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Unicoi County High School. She is a full-time student at Milligan College where she is studying nursing.
Jamie is the granddaughter of Willie Mae Howell, Erwin, and the late James R. Howell, and the late Banner and Iona Price.
Her fiancé is a 2001 graduate of Elizabethton High School and is the pastor of Freedom Fellowship Center of Elizabethton.
Shannon is the grandson of Rev. James and LoRhina Sims and C.Y. Peters Sr. and Linda Peters.
The couple plan an open-church wedding for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Unicoi Church of God, Unicoi. A reception will follow.