Rick and Beth Witt of Kingsport, joyfully announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son Robert David Witt to Hayley Elizabeth Hughes.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Sheree Hughes of Syracuse, N.Y., and the late Kenneth Hughes. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Joan Whitehead of Whiting, N.J., and the late Kenneth and Hazel Hughes, formerly of Syracuse. Hayley is a 2007 graduate of West Genesee Senior High School, Camillus, N.Y., and a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, where she received a bachelor of behavioral science degree in ministry. She is employed as a youth minister at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church, League City, Texas.
The bridegroom-to-be is the grandson of the late Robert Jones Fortune and the late Hazel Fortune, formerly of Kingsport, and David and Johnnie Lee Witt of Hilton Head Island, S.C. Robert is a 2005 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and a 2010 summa cum laude graduate of Clemson University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering with a minor in music. He is employed as a chemical engineer at Exxon Mobil Corp., Houston, Texas.
The couple plans a November wedding in Houston, Texas.