CHARLESTON -- Clifford and Sharon Rolwing and Emmett Groves of Charleston have announced the engagement of their daughter, Summer Nichole Groves, to Engineerman 3rd Class Mark Andrew Griggs, son of Alan and Tina Griggs of Old Hickory, Tenn.
The future bride is the granddaughter of Wallace and Ruth Reeves and Mark and Mary Kathryn Rolwing of Charleston, Suetta Brown of Bertrand and the late Carl Groves. She graduated in 2002 from Charleston High School and is a 2004 graduate of Metro Business College in Cape Girardeau. She is an assistant property manager for Turtle Creek Apartments in Nashville, Tenn.
A U.S. Navy Special Warfare Unit diver, the prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Griggs and Paul and Della Miller of Sikeston and the late James A. Davenport. He graduated in 2003 from Goodpasture Christian High School in Madison, Tenn., and is currently stationed in San Diego, Calif.
The couple will exchange wedding vows in an Oct. 23 ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Charleston.