Lewis-Craft (contributed)
Lewis-Craft (contributed)

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Published 9:16am Wednesday, May 8, 2013


Mr. and Mrs. Arnold D. (Rusty) Lewis Jr. of Aliceville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Meredith Lewis, of Aliceville, to Clarence Christopher (Clay) Craft Jr. of Chelsea. Clay is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Brent McLarty of Chelsea and Mr. Clarence Christopher (Chris) Craft Sr. of Aliceville.

Rachel is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold D. (Dean) Lewis of Aliceville and Mrs. Wanda L. Barton of Jellico, Tenn., and the late Truitt Barton. Clay is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Burton D. (Tom) Hines of Pell City and Mrs. Kathleen H. (Kat) Craft of Aliceville and the late James E. (Bubba) Craft Sr.

The bride-elect is a 2012 graduate of Shelton State Community College where she received a degree in nursing. Rachel is currently employed as a registered nurse at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.

The prospective groom is a 2010 graduate of Auburn University where he received a masters degree in landscape architecture. Clay is currently employed as an account manager with SuccessEHS in Birmingham.

A private wedding at Couples Swept Away Resort in Negril, Jamaica, is planned for June 3. Following the honeymoon, the couple will reside in Birmingham.

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