Together with their families, Kaela Dawn Gunnoe and Gary Edward Oates Jr. announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Donald and Debbie Gunnoe of Morgantown. She is the granddaughter of Marilee Fabiano of Morgantown and Fred and Ruth Westerman of Morgantown. She is a 2005 graduate of University High School and a 2010 graduate of Fairmont State University with an associate's degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gary and Constance Oates of Parkersburg. He is the grandson of Ruby Oates of Parkersburg and the late Bill Oates of Parkersburg and the late Nicholas and Patricia Young of Masontown, Pa. He is a 1997 graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School and a 2005 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in emergency medicine in 2008 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He is an emergency physician at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
A June 1 wedding is planned in Marietta at St. Mary's Catholic Church.