Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 3, 2011

Together with their families, Abbey Lyn Bentley of Ironton and Charles Eugene “Chad” Hamilton of Coal Grove announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rosemary Lewis of Ironton and the late Glenn Lewis and Timothy Bentley of Coal Grove. She is the granddaughter of Edward Roberts of Ironton and the late Madalyn Roberts and Iva and Ray Bentley of Coal Grove. She is a 2002 graduate of Ironton High School and a 2006 graduate of Ohio University where she earned a degree in human services. She is employed with the Lawrence County Department of Job And Family Services.

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The groom-elect is the son of Carol Harper of Ironton and Matt Burcham of Ironton. He is the grandson of Fred Sisler of Ironton and the late Pauline Sisler and Mack Burcham of Coal Grove and the late Joann Burcham. He is a 2002 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School and is employed as a sheet metal worker through Union Local 24.

The wedding will be Aug. 6 in Gatlinburg, Tenn., with close family and friends. A reception will be at a late date in Ironton.