Miss Tew and Culp to exchange wedding vows March 31 in Georgia

Dr. and Mrs. William E. Tew of Ridgeland announce the engagement of their daughter, Clara Marguerite Tew, to Ryan Alexander Culp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Culp of Tupelo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Salena Lofton Edwards and the late James Harol Lofton of Brookhaven, and the late Mary and Lowell Tew of Laurel. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Dorothy Culp of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Harry R. Culp. Jr. of Plano, Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maenpaa of Wauchula, Fla.

Miss Tew is a graduate of the Veritas School and Mississippi State University. At State she earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion design and merchandising. She was involved with the Delta Gamma sorority and Fashion Board. Miss Tew is associated with Lululemon Athletica in Jackson.

Culp is a graduate of Tupelo High School and Mississippi State University. At State he earned his degree is marketing. He was involved with Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and TVA Investment Panel. Culp is a project manager for Mississippi Development Authority in Jackson.

The couple will exchange vows March 31 in a private home in Blue Ridge, Ga., in the presence of their families.



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