By Lucie Willsie
June 8, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Allen Tate announce the engagement of their daughter, Ocean Dawn, to David Locke Rowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lewis Rowe, all of Mount Airy.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Glennwood Tate of Mount Airy, and Mr. and Mrs. James Matthew Ayers of Cana, Virginia.
She graduated from Mount Airy High School in 2007 and Surry Community College in 2010. She is the office manager at Steve Tate and Son Plumbing in Mount Airy.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. William Luckenbach Holcomb of Mount Airy and the late Mrs. Holcomb, Mr. Henry Boyden Rowe Jr. and Ms. Mary Webb Rowe.
He graduated from Mount Airy High School in 2001 and cum laude from North Carolina State University in Raleigh with a degree in business administration and minor in accounting in 2005. He is a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. He is vice-president of Smith-Rowe LLC in Mount Airy.
They plan to marry on July 19, 2014, at Moores’ Springs Manor in Westfield, North Carolina.