Rick and Phyllis Yokum of Alpena announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their youngest daughter, Tessa Marie, to Clifton Bradley Ware, son of Donald and Ruby Ware of Belington and Dottie Warner of Philippi.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ted Yokum of Harman and Brenda Yokum of Alpena and the late Grover and Louise Louk. She is the great-granddaughter of Troy and Nora Yokum of Harman and Betty Jo Vance of Whitmer. She is a 2005 graduate of Harman High School and 2009 graduate of Davis & Elkins College with a degree in psychology and human services and a minor in education. She is employed at David Wilmoth Law Office.
He fiance is the grandson of Loverine Ware of Belington and the late Lonnie Ware and the late Herman and Jessie Proudfoot. He is a 2003 graduate of Philip Barbour High School and is employed at Elkins Fordland.
Tessa Yokum and Clifton Ware
The wedding ceremony will be Sept. 26 at the Dry Fork Assembly of God Church in Dryfork.