Kristen Ruth Hawley of Summerville and Ethan Thomas Forbes of Manning are engaged to be married on Jan. 13, 2018 at Hidden Acres in Marion, South Carolina.
The bride is the daughter of James W. Hawley II and Dowm Hawley of Summerville. She is the granddaughter of Thomas and Karen Losee of Sarasota Florida and of Rodney and Grace Messinger of Huntington, West Virginia, and of James W. Hawley and Patricia Hawley of Huntington, West Virginia.
The bridegroom is the son of Raymond and Traci Forbes of Manning. He is the grandson of Ret. Lt. Col. Homer Hunt and the late Ann Hunt, and of the late Ret. Lt. Col. James L. Forbes and Norma Forbes.
The bride is a 2013 graduate of Faith Christian School and a 2017 graduate of Clemson University. She is employed by Scarlet Plan & Design in Charleston and Greenville.
The bridegroom is a 2012 graduate of Laurence Manning Academy and a 2016 graduate of Clemson University. He is employed by Cherry Bekaert: Accounting Firm in Greenville.