The bride-to-be is the daughter of Richard and Karen Sutton of Ironton and is the granddaughter of Gary and Paula “Cookie” Matney of Coal Grove and Richard Sutton of Ironton and the late Nancy Jane Sutton. She is a 2007 home schooled graduate and is majoring in art at Ohio University Southern. She is employed at OUS and at Bartram and Son grocery store.
The groom-elect is the son of Richard and Janie Knipp of Deering and is the grandson of Arlen and Betty Sturgill of Ironton and Freeda Phillips of Enid, Okla., and Acy and Betty Knipp of Ohio Furnace. He is a 2007 graduate of Dawson-Bryant High School, a 2009 graduate of Shawnee State University and a 2011 graduate of Miami University with a degree in engineering. He is employed at Duke Energy.
A private ceremony is planned for late July in Wilmington, N.C.