Mr. and Mrs. Blane Rice, of Raleigh, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming nuptials of their daughter, Meridith Caitlin Rice, to Mark Patrick Whaley.
The groom-elect is the son of Jerry David Whaley and the late Olivia Griffin Whaley of Dudley. He is the grandson of Gennell Whaley and the late Buddy Whaley, and the late Emma Griffin and Oliver Griffin of Dudley.
He is a graduate of East Carolina University and is employed with Radiance at Fort Gordon and is a member of the U.S. Navy Reserve.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia Britt Wilkerson and the late Brenda Jenkins Wilkerson, James Wakefield Wilkerson, and the late Miriam and Ertle Rice, all of Lumberton.
She is a graduate of East Carolina University and is employed with Anytime Fitness. She is also an alumnae of Alpha Omicron Pi.
The couple will exchange vows on Feb. 3, 2018, at All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, N.C.