Allison Morgan Bird and Marlon Rayborn Penick, Jr., both of Orangeburg, S.C., proudly announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Manning Kearse, Jr., of Orangeburg and the late Mr. Ronald Edwin Bird. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Charles Edward Kinsey and the late Mrs. Margaret Schunhoff Kinsey and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas William Bird.
The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Rayborn Penick of Macon, MS. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Maynard Tindal of Starkville, MS; Mrs. Eugene Barnett Penick of Macon and the late Mr. Penick.
Miss Bird is a 2010 graduate of Orangeburg Preparatory School and a 2014 graduate of the University of South Carolina Aiken with a B.A. in Communications. She is currently employed as Marketing Assistant at Phoenix Specialty Mfg. Co. in Bamberg, S.C.
Mr. Penick is a 2008 graduate of Central Academy; a 2013 graduate of Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Forestry and a 2014 graduate of Mississippi State University with a M.S. in Biostainable Forest Products. He is currently employed by Cox Industries, Inc.
The wedding is planned for June 16, 2018, in the First Baptist Church in Orangeburg.