Sarah Tei Bowden to become bride of William Blake Thompson

Richard and Susan Davis of Murray, Ky., are announcing the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Sarah Tei Bowden, to William Blake Thompson. He is the son of Billy and Anita Thompson of Huntsville, Ala.

Miss Bowden is the granddaughter of Sharon Murphy of Negley, and the late Dale Murphy, Troy Bowden and Ayako Bowden.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Calloway County High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Kentucky where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in international economics with Japanese. She is employed as a budget analyst at Canvas Inc. in Huntsville, Ala.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Nellarine Thompson of Lexington, Ala., and the late Billy Thompson, Cleo Williams and Melba Alexander. He is a 2000 graduate of Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind., and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he obtained a degree in accounting and finance. He played hockey for Compuware in Detroit, Mich., Culver Academy, Simcoe Wolf in Shelburne, Ontario, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He is employed by Peoples Bank.

The wedding will be held in early June at the Burritt on the Mountain in Huntsville, Ala. Invitations have been sent.