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Miss Watson, Mr. Thompson engaged

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mitchell Watson of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine Watson to Mr. John Anderson Thompson, III of Camden, S.C. He is the son of Mr. John Anderson Thompson, Jr. and Ms. Virginia Vanmetre Kornegay of Camden, S.C.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Moses Sheheen of Camden, S,C., and Mrs. Patricia Scoggin Watson and the late Emory Olin Watson of Columbia, S.C. She is a graduate of The University of South Carolina and employed by KeenanSuggs BowersElkins.

The Bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Dunbar Kornegay of Camden, S.C., and Mrs. Mary Vance Thompson and the late Mr. John Anderson Thompson, Sr. of Liberty Hill, S.C. He is a graduate of The Citadel and is employed by New York Life.

The wedding is planned for April 20, 2012, at Saint Joseph Church in Columbia, S.C.