Linda K. Blades of Long Beach, Calif., announces the engagement of her daughter, Deborah Anne Blades of Beaufort, to Daniel Black of Beaufort, the son of Jill Black of Toledo, Ohio.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late James Martin Blades. The groom-elect is the son of the late James Royce Black.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Crescenta Valley High, LaCrescenta, Calif. She received a certificate of Massage Therapy from Career Networks Institute in 2004. She received her Associates Degree with honors (Phi Theta Kappa) in 2011 with a major in Liberal Arts from Orange Coast College in Orange, Calif. She is a Licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and is employed at Fountain Spa of Hilton Head Island.
The groom-elect is a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High, Toledo. Daniel is an active duty Marine Staff Sergeant stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. He is pursuing his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Park University.
The wedding is planned for May 4, 2013.