Published 10:52 am Saturday, January 28, 2012

Joey and Gwen Johnson of Boykins announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Beth Johnson, to Matthew Rollison Lowe.


He is the son of John and Cindy Lowe of Ivor and Michael and Tammy Lowe of Franklin.

The bride-to-be is the maternal granddaughter of Nancy Matthews of Newsoms and the late Carlton Gene Matthews Sr. She is the paternal granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Earl Johnson of Boykins.

A 2008 graduate of Southampton Academy, she will graduate from William Peace University in May with a bachelor’s of arts degree in elementary and special education.

Her fiancé is the maternal grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gilbert Branche of Franklin. He is the paternal grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John W. “Jack” Lowe Sr. of Ivor and the great-grandson of Margaret B. Felts of Ivor.

He is a 2007 graduate of Southampton High School and a 2009 graduate of Virginia Tech with an associate degree in agricultural technology. He is employed by Lowe Brother Farms in Ivor.

The couple plans to marry on July 7.