The Rev. and Mrs. Michael Dyar of Aiken, SC announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Dyar of Charleston, SC, to Jason Phillip Jackson Richardson of Charleston, SC, a son of Phillip and Alice Richardson of Mt. Gilead, NC.

The wedding is planned for October 19, 2013 at Edisto Beach Baptist Church.

The bride-elect is a maternal granddaughter of the late Festus and the late Hazel Hawkins of Greenville and a paternal granddaughter of the late James I. Dyar of Conyers, GA and the late JoNell Thrasher Dyar Cox of Social Circle, GA.

She is a 2002 graduate of South Aiken High School. She is attending Charleston Southern University pursuing a degree in religion with an emphasis in missions. She is employed in the food and beverage industry as a manager.

The bridegroom-elect is a maternal grandson of the late Lacy and the late Ruth Thompson and a paternal grandson of the late Dossie and Doris Richardson of Mt. Gilead, NC. He is a 1994 graduate of West Montgomery High School. He is a graduate of the Art Institute of Charleston with a degree in culinary management. He is employed by Harris Teeter and private chef/catering.

Dyar – Richardson