Mr. and Mrs. Dale Shields of Russellville, Ky., are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Nicole Shields to Johnathan Wade Epley, son of Mr. Lonnie Epley of Russellville, Ky. and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jones of Adairville, Ky.
Samantha is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Young of Beaver Dam, Ky. and Ms. Opal Shields and the late Lanny Shields of Morgantown, Ky.
Samantha is a 2007 graduate of Russellville High School and a 2011 graduate of Murray State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations. She is currently employed at the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.
Johnathan is the grandson of Ms. Marie Epley and the late Billy Epley of Russellville, Ky., Ms. Gertie Latham and the late Melborn Latham of Silver Springs, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. JW Jones of Springfield, Tenn.
Johnathan is a 2004 graduate of Logan County High School and is a volunteer firefighter/EMT with the Lewisburg Rural Fire Department and the Russellville City Fire Department. He is also co-owner and operator of J&D Farms, LLC.
Samantha and Johnathan will be married on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at The Garden Walk in Chandlers, Ky., with a reception to follow at the Logan County Extension Office. The couple will reside in north Logan County after a honeymoon in Jamaica.
Friends and family are invited to attend. Invitations will be sent to out of town guests only.