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Engagement: Vanage-Pierce
Bryan Pierce to Susan Vanage


Mr. And Mrs. Harold (Yuvonne) Pierce of Conyers, formerly of Ft. Oglethorpe, are pleased to announce the engagement and of their son Bryan Eugene Pierce to Susan Marie Vanage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Janet)  Vanage of Dayton, Ohio.

Bryan is the brother of D. Brent Pierce of Ft. Oglethorpe and Lisa Pierce Laughon of Smith Mountain Lake, Va. He is the grandson of the late Arvil and Lillian Beasley Pierce of Ft. Oglethorpe and the late W. J. (Bill) Meers and the late Alice Stanfield Meers of Rossville. The future groom is a graduate of The McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tenn. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is process control engineer with Cabot Corporation, Tuscola, Ill., and resides in Champaign, Ill., where he is a member of Grace Community Church.  

The bride-elect is the sister of Charles Vanage, Krista Neiman and Thomas Vanage. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University, a M.S. in Occupational Therapy from University of Minnesota and a M.S. in Human Factors Engineering from Wright State University. She recently completed employment as instructor and clinical coordinator for Occupational Therapy Assistants and currently resides in Indianapolis, Ind. where she is a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

The couple plan a September wedding and will reside in Champaign.