Janean and Lloyd Christy of Shadyside and Martin and Amy Barnes of Bridgeport announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla June Barnes, to Eric Joseph Amato, son of Jim and Kelly Amato of Shadyside.
The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Martins Ferry High School and a 2011 graduate of Belmont Technical College with a degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Wheeling Hospital.
Her fiance is a 2007 graduate of Shadyside High School and a 2009 graduate of Belmont Technical College with a degree in welding technology. He is employed by Consol Energy at Bailey mine.
An Oct. 5 wedding is planned at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shadyside.