The bride-elect is the daughter of Karen Smith and Carl Nidiffer, 1115 Broad St., Elizabethton. She is the granddaughter of Pearl Smith, 801 Johnson Ave., Elizabethton, and the late James Smith.
Karlyssa is a 2009 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 2013 graduate of King College where she majored in Neuroscience with a minor in History. She will graduate in 2015 from Milligan College with a Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Karlyssa was a cheerleader for EHS and King College.
Her fiancé is the son of Danny and Carolyn Williams, 210 Delaware St., Johnson City. He is the grandson of Evelyn Polk, Chilhowie, Va., and the late Ballard Polk, and Mable Glaspie, Johnson City.
Danny is a 2006 graduate of Science Hill High School where he played baseball, basketball and football and was in the band. He is a 2012 graduate of ETSU with a double major in Business and Education and a minor in Music. He was a member of the ETSU Band. Danny is employed at Region’s Bank, Johnson City.
The couple will be married at a private residence on Aug. 2, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.