Mr. and Mrs. Neal C. Lynch of Alcolu announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Lorena Lynch of Alcolu, to Zachary Scott Coker of Turbeville, son of Mr. A. Lanair Coker and Ms. Lucia Welsh Coker, both of Turbeville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. William G. Herbert and the late Mrs. Mary K. Herbert of Alcolu and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jason M. Lynch of Lynchburg. She is employed as a special education teacher at Kingsbury Elementary School in Sumter.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. Leslie and Mrs. Nell Floyd Coker of Turbeville and the late Mr. Luther L. and Mrs. Anne Reed Welsh of Thomson, Georgia. He is employed as a lineman at Santee Electric.

The wedding is planned for Nov. 21, 2020, at First Baptist Church in Sumter.

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