Published 11:08 am Saturday, June 28, 2014

FRANKLIN—Mr. and Mrs. Donald Franklin Spengeman of Franklin are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Marie, to Edward Collins Barnes III, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Collins Barnes Jr. of Smithfield.



Sara is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Skeen of Rosedale, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Spengeman of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.

Edward is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Collins Barnes Sr. and Mrs. Carolyn Fajna and the late Mr. John L. Fajna Sr., all of Emporia.

Sara is a graduate of The College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia School of Nursing. She is employed at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk.

Edward is a graduate of James Madison University. He is a member of the Virginia Air National Guard, and is employed by Langley Air Force Base in Hampton.

The couple will exchange vows on Sept. 20 in Franklin.