Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Curtis of Lenoir, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Suzanne Curtis of Lenoir, to Samuel Lawrence Johnson of Sumter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy P. Johnson of Sumter.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Ray Curtis and Ms. Evelyn Curtis of Lenoir, and the Rev. and Mrs. Rufus Edmisten of Morganton, North Carolina. She graduated from Piedmont International University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with a Bachelor of Elementary Education degree. She is employed as an elementary school teacher.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Johnson of Charlotte, North Carolina, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lucius Lawrence of Sumter. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and graduated from USC School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree. He is employed as a hearing officer for the South Carolina Administrative Law Court's Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings in Columbia.

The wedding is planned for Nov. 14, 2020, at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church in Lenoir.

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