Katie Lancaster and Bradley Arbo

Wayne and Janet Lancaster of Fitzgerald recently announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie LeAnne Lancaster, to Bradley Edward Luther Arbo, son of Robert and Kathy Merck of Kingsland; and the late Edward B. Arbo Jr., formerly of St. Simons Island.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Jake and Helen Lancaster; and the late Robert and Mattie Rogers, all formerly of Fitzgerald.

She is a 2008 graduate of Fitzgerald High School. Miss. Lancaster also received a degree in exercise physiology from Valdosta State University in Valdosta in 2013. She is employed as an assistant director at Rockstar Cheer Atlanta in Woodstock.

The groom is the grandson of Emmett and Gilda Bonnett of Brunswick; Joyce Ference of Brunswick; and Edward and Anna Arbo, of St. Simons Island.

He is a 2011 graduate of Camden County High School. Mr. Arbo graduated with a degree in environmental geoscience from Valdosta State University in Valdosta in 2015. He is employed by Environmental Monitoring Services in Woodstock.

A late afternoon wedding is planned for Dec. 9 at Southern Bridal Farms in Fort Valley. A reception will follow at the same location. Invitations will be sent.