Blount -- Belcher

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Perry Blount of Statham, announce the engagement of their daughter Lauren Elizabeth Blount of Statham, to Wesley Ray Belcher, of Covington, son of Teresa Belcher of Madison.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Blount, Pearl Pullen, all of Soperton, and the late Joseph C. Pullen. She is a 2005 graduate of George Walton Academy and a 2010 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in communication. She is employed with Phillip Blount & Associates Inc.

The future groom is the son of the late David Pearce Belcher III and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred Waldrip of Ellijay, and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Pearce Belcher Jr. He is a 2002 graduate of Morgan County High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree in agricultural education. He is employed with the Newton County Board of Education.

The wedding is planned for April 21 at Bethlehem First United Methodist Church.