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Lock - Ragains

Sunday, February 26, 2006

ATLANTA -- Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nelson Lock of Atlanta have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Suzanne Lock, to Stephen Harris Ragains, son of Mrs. William Melton Barksdale of Sylvania and the late Harold Harris Ragains.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hays Pickens of Stone Mountain and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Nelson Lock. A 1998 graduate of Marist School in Atlanta, she graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University in 2002, with a bachelor's degree in French and Italian. She is employed at Pickens Inc. Jewelers in Atlanta.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. William Grant Simmons and the late Dr. Simmons and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Doris Ragains. A 1988 Screven County High School graduate, he attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order. He graduated in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Georgia Southern University. In 1995, he received a Master of Business Administration from Georgia Tech. He is currently employed with Georgia-

Pacific in Atlanta.

A May wedding is planned at Decatur First United Methodist Church in Decatur.