Kenneth and Leslie Allen of Newport announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Shae, to Derek James Edman, son of Scott and Robin Edman of Williamstown.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of John E. and Patricia Beavers of Newport and the late Kenneth and Ruby Allen of Beavertown. She is a graduate of Frontier High School and received an associate’s degree from Washington State Community College in 2013. She is a medical assistant at PARS Primary Care in Belpre.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Edith Edman and the late James Edman of Parkersburg and the late Kathryn and Harold Lockhart of Washington, W.Va. He is a graduate of Williamstown High School and received a bachelor’s degree in safety technology from Marshall University in 2017. He is an assistant safety director by Pioneer Group in Marietta.

A wedding is planned for 5:30 p.m. May 19 at the Marietta Shrine Club with a reception immediately following.


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