Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Mark Hughes announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsey Jade Hughes, to Joseph Louis Brunson III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Louis Brunson Jr., all of Manning.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Franklin Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. Louie Herman Feagin, all of Sumter. She graduated from USC Upstate as an Early Childhood major and is pursuing a Master of Education in Reading and Literacy at Walden University. She is employed as a kindergarten teacher at Walker-Gamble Elementary School in New Zion.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. Joseph Louis Brunson of Pinewood, and Mrs. Helen King Brookes and the late Mr. and Mrs. William E. Glasscock, all of Sumter. He is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in the USC Aiken Palmetto Program. He is employed as a concrete plant operator at American Material Co. of Sumter.

The wedding is planned for June 9, 2018.