Leonne Charles and James E. Gallishaw, both of Sumter, announce their engagement.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ms. Dorothy Charles of Sumter and Mr. Johannes Charles Sr. of Mount Vernon, New York, and the granddaughter of the late Albertha Grant of Sumter and the late Wilson "Sonny Boy" Jackson of Dalzell. She graduated from Walton High School in Bronx, New York, in 1997. She is employed as a manager at Young's Market.

The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mrs. Selma Yvonne Woods of Sumter and Mr. Von Eric Woods of Charleston and the grandson of the late Mr. James Gallishaw and Mrs. Bertha Gallishaw of Sumter. He graduated from Sumter High School in 2000. He is employed by Madison Industries.

The wedding is planned for March 9, 2019, at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Dalzell.