Gunnery Sgt. Jeffrey Earl Poling and Amanda Renae Ball, together with their families, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Susan Ball of Mill Creek and the late Larry Ball. She is a 2002 graduate of Tygarts Valley High School.
Her fiance is the son of Andrew and Paula Poling of Huttonsville. He is a 1997 graduate of Tygarts Valley High School and has served in the United States Marine Corps for 15 years.
Amanda Ball and Jeffrey Poling
The couple met while he was the staff non-commissioned officer in charge at Marine Corp Recruiting Sub Station Morgantown.
The open-church wedding will take place at 3:30 p.m. July 14 at the Tygarts Valley Presbyterian Church in Huttonsville.
After a honeymoon to the Bahamas, they will reside near Jacksonville, N.C., where he will serve with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 266, Marine Corps Air Station New River.