Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Peters of Shady Valley announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Laura Lea Peters, to Matthew Edward Baird, son of Eddie Baird and Mrs. Lisa Estep of Elizabethton.
The bride-elect is a Cum Laude graduate of King College. She is employed by the Johnson County School System as a Kindergarten teacher for Doe Elementary School.
Laura is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Gentry of Shady Valley, Jerry Peters of Elizabethton and Mrs. Wilma Hoffman of Hampton.
Her fiancé is a graduate of Unaka High School. He is employed by Easy Auto as a car technician and a bus driver for Carter County Schools.
Matthew is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blevins of Elizabethton and Mrs. Geraldine Baird of Elizabethton and the late Sterling Baird.
The couple are planning a private, invitation-only ceremony on Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Shady Valley.