Crystal Gayle Johnson Lara of North Wilkesboro and Stephen Brent Thomas of Mount Airy announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Clyde and Linda Johnson of North Wilkesboro and 1993 graduate of North Wilkes High School. She is employed as a consumer safety inspector for the United States Department of Agriculture.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Cindy Thomas of Elkin and the late William “Bugs” Thomas. He is a 1993 graduate of East Wilkes High School and is a 1995 graduate of Surry Community College with a degree in criminal justice. He is employed as a first processing supervisor at Wayne Farms LLC in Dobson.
The couple plans to be married on Oct. 18 at Blackburn Farms.