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Miss Bess to wed Mr. Blunck

ENGAGED: Abby Sims Bess and Korbin Michael Blunck

Dr. and Mrs. Gregory Charles Bess of Dothan, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Sims Bess, to Korbin Michael Blunck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Karl E. Blunck of Spanish Fork, Utah.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Mitchell of Brinson, Ga., Mr. and Mrs. Donald Depew of Dothan, and the late Charles R. Bess.

She is a 2008 graduate of Houston Academy and is attending Brigham Young University where she is pursuing a bachelor’s in elementary education. She will graduate in April 2012 and is currently employed as a second-grade intern/teacher at Larsen Elementary School in Spanish Fork.

The future groom is the grandson of Mrs. Sheila Brinkerhoff of Longview, Wash., and the late Ferrin D. Brinkerhoff, and the late Ruth and Rulon Blunck.

He is a 2006 graduate of Spanish Fork High School and attends Brigham Young University, majoring in mechanical engineering. He is currently employed with the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah.

The wedding is planned for 9 a.m. on July 9 at the Atlanta Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

A reception will follow that evening at the home of the bride in Dothan.