Mr. and Mrs. Bert Martin of Clover announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Emily Anne Martin, of Columbia, South Carolina, to Dr. Garner Paul Cochran of Rome, Georgia. Dr. Cochran is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cochran of San Antonio, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Stover Martin and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Sheppard.
She is a 2008 graduate of Halifax County High School and a 2011 graduate of the College of William & Mary where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. She also holds a Master of Arts in history from the University of Lynchburg. She is currently a PhD candidate in history at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
She is employed by the University of South Carolina’s Center for Civil Rights History and Research as a research assistant.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Martha Cochran of Canton, Georgia, and the late Mr. Samuel Cochran and the late Dr. and Mrs. Osmund Wisness.
He is a 2009 graduate of Clark High School in San Antonio, Texas and a 2013 graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics. He also holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.
He is employed by Berry College as an assistant professor of mathematics.
A June 6 wedding is planned in Rome, Georgia.
Formal invitations to be sent.