Dennis and Ellen Murphy of Gahanna are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Blair Murphy, to Robert Ford Herron. He is the son of Atty. Robert and Diana Herron of Salem and Dr. James and Angela Milligan of Lake Milton. His grandmothers are Lois Herron, Ruth Garvey and Patricia Milligan, all formerly of Salem.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School and earned a bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University. She is currently employed as a senior sales coordinator by Alliance Data at Easton in Columbus.
Her fiance is a graduate of Mathews High School in Vienna and received his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University. He is a certified financial planner and is employed by Nationwide Insurance in Columbus as a retirement specialist.
The couple is planning a wedding ceremony on May 19 at the Olde Gahanna Sanctuary in Gahanna.
A reception will follow at the Taylor Mansion on East Broad Street in Columbus.