Edward Louie Jr. and Melanie Gentele announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashleigh Lynn Gentele, to Brandon Tyler Crawford, son of Mrs. Flori W. Anderson and the late Bruce Allan Crawford Sr., all of Sumter.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Donna A. Bisom, and Edward Gentele and the late Jeanette Gentele, all of Sumter. She graduated from Horry-Georgetown Technical College with an Associate degree in Applied Science with emphasis in Physical Therapist Assistant. She is employed by Carolina Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of the late Paul and Joanne Crawford and Truett and Sara Dick, all of Sumter. He is employed by Caterpillar in Sumter.

The wedding is planned for April 13, 2019, at LinRan Farm in Sumter.

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The couple is registered at Amazon,; Belk,; Target,; and Bed, Bath and Beyond,