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Monica Paige Raynor to Jason Edwin Dees
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Robert and JoAnn Raynor of Covington announce the engagement of their daughter Monica Paige Raynor to Jason Edwin Dees, son of John and Nancy Dees of Huntsville, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Tyree Farris and the late Faye Farris of Newbern, Va., and Mrs. Coleen Raynor and the late Bruce Raynor of Covington. She is a graduate of Eastside High School and of Atlanta Christian College with a degree in Biblical studies, specializing in teaching, and an associate's degree in business. She has worked at Buckhead Church in Atlanta and at Turpin Meadow Ranch, Jackson Hole, Wyo., in guest relations. She now resides in Covington.

The future groom is the grandson of Donna Kellis. He is a graduate of Grissom High School and a Magna Cum Laud graduate of Auburn University with a degree in communication and a minor in history. He then received a Master of Divinity and currently is pursuing a Doctorate in applied theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been pastor of the First Baptist Church, Covington, since March of 2008.

The wedding will take place May 23 at the FFA Camp, Covington.