Mr. Jimmy and Mrs. Debbie Blackwell of Camden announce the engagement of their son, Roderick Howard Blackwell of Camden, to Ms. April Marie Self of Camden. She is the daughter of Mr. Harvey Self of Camden and Mrs. Terry Catto of Fayetteville, NC.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Howard and Mrs. Ruby Laughridge of Spartanburg and the late Mr. John B. Self and Mrs. Inez Branham Self. She graduated from Camden High in 2006, Central Carolina with an Associate Science degree in 2009, and Midlands Tech with an Associate in Dental Hygiene in 2011. She is employed as a Dental Hygienist with Dr. Gaffos in Columbia.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Betty Horton Harris of Camden, the late Mr. Beckham Howard Harris, and Mr. and Mrs. James O. Blackwell of Lugoff. He graduated from Camden High in 2004 and attended the University of South Carolina. He is employed by Bank of America in Camden.
The wedding is planned for May 12, 2012, at Lyttleton Street Methodist Church in Camden.