Roberts - Slater plan January wedding

Friday, November 10, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edward (Eddie) Roberts, Jr. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Catherine (Cackie) to Benjamin Allen Slater, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nicholas Slater. The wedding will take place January 20 2007, the Wightman Chapel at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

The bride elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edward (Bay) Roberts and the late Mr. Roberts of Lewisburg, Tennessee, and Mrs. I.F. Gentry and the late Mr. Gentry of Nashville. Tennessee. She was a 2000 honor graduate of Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, Tennessee, where she served on the Honor Council and a 2004 graduate of the University of Tennessee University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications

and a minor in Spanish. Her studies also included a summer in Pueblo, Mexico. She was a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society and a member of Phi Mu. She is a manager at Roberts Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC in Lewisburg and is a member of the BGA Young Alumni Board in Franklin, Tennessee.

The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Pauline Allen and the late Jessie Allen of Knoxville, Tennessee, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burke Slater of Maryville, Tennessee. He was an Appalachian honors graduate of William Blount High School in 1998 where he was Band Captain and played soccer. He was active in scouting and was attained the level of Eagle Scout. He was a 2005 graduate of the University of Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Science with a major in Chemistry. He was a member of the Pride of the Southland Marching Band and All-Conference Water Polo Player for three years. He is employed by Giles County High School as a chemistry teacher and soccer coach.

The couple will reside in Lewisburg, Tennessee, after the marriage.