Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trappe Hart of Augusta, GA announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elisabeth Hart of Augusta, to Mark Theodore Utley Jr. of North Augusta, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Theodore Utley Sr. of North Augusta. The wedding is planned for Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.

The bride is a maternal grandmother of Mrs. Wilhelmina Macness and the late Mr. Raymon J. Macness Sr. of Pasadena, MD and a paternal granddaughter of the late Mr. William A. Hart and the late Mrs. June A. Hart of Baltimore, MD.

She is a 2005 graduate of Aquinas High School. She is a graduate of Augusta State University with a degree in Business Administration in Marketing. She is employed by WFXG-TV.

The bridegroom-elect is a maternal grandson of the late Mr. Cecil Herbert Barnes Sr. and the late Mrs. Faye Adams Barnes of North Augusta, SC and a paternal grandson of Mrs. Jessie Calamas MacDonald and the late Mr. Foster Theodore Utley, Jr.

He is a 2003 graduate of Aquinas High School. He is employed by Norfolk Southern Corporation.