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August vows set

Ms. Dawn Marie McCardell and Mr. Charles Michael Abbott have announced their engagement to be married on Aug. 6, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas.

Ms. McCardell, is the daughter of Sharon McCardell of Lubbock, Texas, and the late Dr. Wallin McCardell and the granddaughter of Herbert and Juanita Fain of Andalusia. She graduated from Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas, and Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Fla., and is now attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

Mr. Abbott is the son of Peggy and Michael Billings of Aurora, Mo. He graduated from Madison High School in Mansfield, Ohio, and went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Army. After serving his country, he graduated from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and is now doing his graduate studies at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

The couple will be married in the Lubbock Texas Temple followed by a reception at the Holiday Inn in Lubbock. After a honeymoon cruise, they will reside in Lubbock until they have completed their education.