Nicole Smith and Billy Joe Ray

January 5, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. (Dianna) Smith of Chapmanville, is pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Michelle Smith, to Billy Joe Ray, son of J.K. and Rita Ray of Sidney, Ky.

The future bride graduated from Marshall University with a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology. She is employed as a licensed psychologist at Logan Mingo Area Mental Health Inc. and NECCO Inc.

The future groom is currently attending Big Sandy Community and Technical College pursuing an Associate in Science Degree in Electrical Technology with the goal of becoming an electrician. He is currently employed by Childers Oil and Pikeville Medical Center.

A private ceremony in May 2014 is planned at Honeysuckle Hills in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., followed by a honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn.