McGaugh, Thornton to wed next month

Dwayne McGaugh of Union and Melanie McGaugh of Forest are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Nicole McGaugh, to Jonathan David Thornton, son of Brenda and David Thornton of Gilmer, Texas.

The bride is the granddaughter of Frank and Donnis McGaugh of Union and Gaynell Risher Countryman fo Forest.

Erin is a graduate of Newton County High School. She is a certified dental assistant. Jonathan is the grandson of the late Hardy and Sarah Buckley of Hickory, and the late Tennis and Magie Thornton of Newton.

Jonathan is currently employed with Patterson Drilling.

The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Bridges, The Venue in Philadelphia.


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