Kristy Chapman Ellard and Jonathan Eric Montieth

Kristy Chapman Ellard and Jonathan Eric Montieth announce their engagement.

The future bride is the daughter of Byron and Wanda Chapman. Parents of the future bridegroom are Earl and Judy Montieth.

The wedding is planned for Tuesday, July 14, at Grayton Beach State Park in Florida.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Leroy and Hazel Pilgrim, the late Byron Chapman Sr. and Mildred Stanfield, all of LaFayette. She is a graduate of LaFayette High School. She received a bachelor's degree in education and a master’s degree in counseling from Jacksonville State University. She received an educational specialist degree from Tennessee Technological University. She is employed with the Catoosa County school system as a middle school guidance counselor.

The future bridegroom is the grandson of Flo Fryar, the late Richard Fryar and the late George and Avolene Montieth, all of Lookout Valley, Tenn. He is a graduate of Lookout Valley High School and is employed as a tool and die maker.