December wedding in the plans

Scott and Karen Beyer, Xenia, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter Caitlin Heather Beyer to Christopher Andrew Blackford, the son of Robbi and Jim Valley of Fairborn, Ohio, and Jeff Blackford of Lewisburg, Ohio.

Beyer is the granddaughter of Ruth Beyer and the late W. Robert Beyer of Vail Mills, and the late Col. W. Gordon and Carol Coloney of Broadalbin and Xenia.

Blackford is the grandson of Ruth Dunlap and the late Robert Dunlap of Eaton, Ohio, and Janet Blackford and the late Joseph Blackford of Tipp City, Ohio.

Beyer, who is a graduate of Jefferson Forest High School, Forest, Va., received a bachelor degree in dance from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Va. She is employed as a school administrative assistant at Summit Academy Community School Dayton Elementary.

Blackford is a graduate of Brookville High School, Brookville, Ohio, and received a bachelor degree in history from Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio. He is employed as an appraisal residential lister at Tyler Technologies.

A wedding is planned for Dec. 23 at the Grinnell Bed and Breakfast, Yellow Springs, Ohio.