Chelsea Lieren Carey Lee of Johnson City, and Benjamin Luke Stapleton of Church Hill, plan to be married at 6 p.m., July 13, 2013, at Allandale Mansion.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Drs. Ernest and Debra Bentley of Johnson City, and David and Gina Lee of Big Stone Gap, Va. She is the granddaughter of the late Obie and Helen Ray, and the late David and Janet Lee. She received a bachelor’s degree from in the University of Virginia’s College at Wise in 2007, and received a master’s degree in reading from the University of Tennessee in 2009. She is employed as a fourth-grade teacher with Johnson City Schools.
The bridegroom-to-be is the son of Randall and Michelle Stapleton of Church Hill, and the grandson of Shirley Stapleton, the late James Stapleton, and the late Rev. and Mrs. Eugene Todd. He graduated with a degree in political science from East Tennessee State University in 2007. He is employed as a supervisor of mortgage procedures at Citibank.