Ron and Lora Chamblin of Westfield announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Alice, to Jared Blake Simpson, son of Andy and Ann Simpson of Ararat.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ronnie and Kay Chamblin and Bobby and Margaret Wall. She graduated from East Surry High School in 2009 and Appalachian State University in 2012. She is a N.C. Teaching Fellow and a magna cum laude honor graduate. She works as a seventh-grade math teacher at Piney Grove Middle School.
The groom-to-be is the grandson of Ruth Taylor and the late Earl Taylor. He graduated from Surry Central High School in 2006 and from Appalachian State University in 2010. He was a Surry Community College honor graduate. He works at Johnson Granite Inc.
The couple plans to marry in June 2014 in Pilot Mountain.