John and Michelle Epps of Kerrville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Lynn Epps to Jeffrey Thomas Pate, son of Cyndi and Jimmy Pate of Comanche.
Grandparents of the bride are Mildred and Clovis Epps and Jewell Moehle Stehling of Kerrville.
The groom’s grandparents are Gene and Clara Clements of Stanton.
Jeff gave Amanda her engagement ring on February 14, 2011. They met while running track together for Tarleton State University in the fall of 2004 and have dated since then.
Jeff graduated from Tarleton with a Bachelor of Science in business management in 2007 and Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology with a minor in management in 2008.
The Pate’s have a family business of hardware stores and Jeff manages Pate’s Hardware in Granbury while Amanda works for Community Bank in Granbury as a teller.
They both continue healthy active lives by running 5k races and playing coed softball and kickball.
The couple joined Lakeside Baptist Church in Granbury in October 2010 and Pastor Mark Forrest will perform their marriage on June 23, 2012 in Granbury.