Together with their parents, Stacy Erin Gardner and Preston Troy Dabbs II announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ronald and Susan Gardner of Parkersburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Virginia "Isabelle" and Madison Moore of Parkersburg and Evelyn and the late Forrest Gardner of Elizabethtown, Ky. She is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg High School, attended Marshall University and is a 2008 graduate of Huntington School of Beauty Culture. She is the managing cosmetologist and co-owner of Evolutions Hair Studio.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Preston and Kim Dabbs of Parkersburg. He is the grandson of the late Donna and John Kemp of Sistersville, and Nancy and the late Robert Dabbs of Friendly, W.Va. He is a 2005 graduate of Parkersburg High School and is a seven year United States Army veteran with three tours of duty to Iraq and Afghanistan.
A wedding is planned for Sept. 7 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Parkersburg.