Together with their families, Esther Simons and Charles Kinnison of Elkins announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Elizabeth Hayes of Elkins. She is a 2001 graduate of Elkins High School and holds a bachelor's degree in education from West Virginia Wesleyan College, where she graduated in 2006. She is employed with Midland Public Service District in Elkins.
Her fiance is the son of Harlan and Phyllis Kinnison of Hillsboro. He is a 1996 graduate of Pocahontas County High School. He completed a bachelor's degree in sports and exercise science from Bluefield College in Bluefield, Va., in 2001. He also holds a master of science in exercise physiology from West Virginia University in 2002 and is a 2006 graduate of Life Christian University with a bachelor's degree in theology. He is employed with Be Better Networks Inc. in Charleston and owns and operates Custom Fitness Consulting LLC.
CHARLES KINNISON AND ESTHER SIMONS
An open church wedding will take place at the Elkins Church of God, 1402 Taylor Ave., Elkins, at 1:30 p.m. July 25 with Pastor Jamie Estep officiating the ceremony. All friends and family are invited to attend.