Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Graham Gardner of Camden proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Rebecca Gardner to Kenneth Wayne Richardson Jr. of Lugoff.
Ashley is the granddaughter of the late William Joseph Lollis and Mrs. William Joseph Lollis of Camden, S.C. and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leroy Gardner, Sr. of Kershaw, S.C.
She is a 2004 graduate from Camden High School and a 2008 graduate of Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a first grade teacher at Lugoff Elementary School.
Kenneth Wayne Richardson Jr. is the son Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wayne Richardson, Sr. of Elgin, S.C. He is the grandson of Mr. Thornwell Cecil Truesdale and the late Carolyn Watts Truesdale of Cassatt, S.C. and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Rufus T. Richardson of Lugoff, S.C.
Kenneth is a 2001 graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2006 and received his MBA from Ashford University. He is a teacher with South Carolina Virtual Charter School.
The couple will wed June 8, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Camden, S.C.