Channing Elizabeth Barnes and Steven Trey Childers are happy to announce their engagement. Miss Barnes is the daughter of Kathy Barnes of Camden, SC, and the late Joel Barnes. Mr. Childers is the son of Steve and Sarah Childers of Rock Hill, SC.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Griswold and the late Mr. David Jones, Sr. of Camden, SC and Mr. and Mrs. William Barnes of Charleston, SC. She is the sister of Britton and Gary Swingle of Taylors, SC, and the goddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter B Clark of Camden, SC. Miss Barnes is a 2005 graduate of Camden High School and earned a B.S. in Marketing and a minor in Advertising from Clemson University in 2009. Miss Barnes is currently employed as a Media Planner at Erwin Penland Advertising in Greenville, SC.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Harper, and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Childers of Rock Hill, SC. He is the brother of Adam and Amanda Childers of York, SC, Caleb Childers of York, SC, and Katie Childers of Clemson, SC. Mr. Childers is a 2005 graduate of York Comprehensive High School. He earned a B.S. in Business Management from Clemson University in 2010 and is currently employed as a Manufacturing Supervisor at Executive Cabinetry in Simpsonville, SC.
The wedding is planned for April 2012, at First Baptist Church in Camden with celebration to follow at Aberdeen.