Doctor and Mrs. Kenneth Kyle Cloninger of Cherryville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Kemp Cloninger, to Jacob Charles Timmerman. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Michael Blythe of Lincolnton and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nathaniel Timmerman Jr. of Lowell.
Lauren is a 2009 graduate of Cherryville High School and a December, 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marion Arnold Cloninger of Dallas, and the late Mr. Cloninger; Mrs. Jackie Franklin Hodges of Salisbury, and the late Mr. Hodges; and the late Mr. Lacy Earl Gilbert Jr., formerly of Wagram.
Jacob is a 2008 graduate of Cherryville High School and a May, 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently pursuing graduate school studies at Duke University. His grandparents are Mrs. Charles Nathaniel Timmerman Sr., of Cherryville, and the late Mr. Timmerman, formerly of Iron Station, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Victor James Trotta, formerly of Clay, N.Y.
Lauren and Jacob are planning a June 2, 2013 wedding.