Jerry and Joan Deaton Adkins of New Martinsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley M. Adkins, to Sean M. Staley, son of John Staley and Judy Wade Staley of New Martinsville.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Madeline Barker Adkins and the late Gerald Adkins of New Martinsville and Janet Cowgill Deaton and the late Roger Deaton of Friendly, W.Va.
She is a 2005 graduate of Magnolia High School and a 2010 graduate of Marshall University with a bachelor's degree in public relations.
She is employed with promotions at the Magnolia House Bed and Breakfast in New Martinsville.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Bernard and Nancy Moellendick Staley and Phyllis White Wade and the late Edwin Wade, all of New Martinsville.
He is a 2007 graduate of Magnolia High School and a 2011 graduate of Marshall University with a bachelor's degree in computer science.
He is employed by Jive Software Inc. in Portland, Ore.
A wedding is planned for May 19 at The Lawrencefield Bed and Breakfast in Wheeling.