Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Crumpler Lanier of Orangeburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Blair Lanier of Columbia to Ross Stanton Oakley of Columbia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woody Fowler Oakley of Beaufort.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Azariah Lanier of Columbia, the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Leonidas Culler of Orangeburg and the late Mr. William Blake Kaliher of Orangeburg.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Margaret Wood Oakley and the late Mr. Francis Fowler Oakley of Kenansville, N.C., the late Mr. Samuel Eugene Loftin and the late Mrs. Margaret Loftin Henderson of Hartford, Ala.
Miss Lanier is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education and an Educational Specialist degree in school psychology from The Citadel. She is employed as a school psychologist by Lexington-Richland School District 5.
Mr. Oakley is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He is currently employed as a civil engineer by Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.
The wedding is planned for Feb. 25, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church, Orangeburg.