Monday, May 19, 2008
Nena Jan Raffo and William Nathanael Bowman

Mr. and Mrs. Vitto Raffo of Lewisburg are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Nena Jan Raffo, to William Nathanael Bowman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Bowman of Chapel Hill.

The couple will unite in marriage on June 14, 2008, at J.T. Taylor's farm, Chapel Hill, in an outdoor ceremony followed by a reception.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adan H. Raffo, originally of Lima, Peru, now residing in Lewisburg, and Mr. John P. Coyle and the late Mrs. Janet L. Rhoades Coyle of Riverton, Kan.

Nena is a 2006 graduate of Marshall County High School and is currently pursuing degrees in chemistry and biology at Middle Tennessee State University. She is employed at the Kroger pharmacy in Smyrna.

The future groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bowman of Lewisburg and Ms. Betty Woods of Chapel Hill, and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Christman and the late Hershel Flye, Jr., also of Chapel Hill. William is a 2004 graduate of Forrest High School and is employed by Bric Construction in Brentwood.

After the ceremony, the couple plans to be at home in Chapel Hill.