Samantha Jo Alley of Marietta and Tyler Randall Cunningham of Marietta, currently residing in Beaufort, S.C., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jo Alley and the granddaughter of Virginia Close and Rex Alley. She is a 2012 graduate of Marietta High School with one year of college.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Randy and Dawn Cunningham of Marietta. He is the grandson of Donald and JoAnn Cunningham, and Norm “Joe” and Ruth Blauser, all of Marietta. He is a 2012 graduate of Marietta High School and is on active duty as an ordanceman in the U.S. Marine Corps.

The open church wedding will be held at 2:30 p.m., July 13, 2013 at Marietta First Church of Nazarene.