Voorhis ~ Beaver

  • Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2013 12:01 a.m.
Ruth Carrie Voorhis and Matthew Dale Beaver
Ruth Carrie Voorhis and Matthew Dale Beaver

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Voorhis of Huntingdon, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ruth Carrie Voorhis of Lexington, to Matthew ÒMattÓ Dale Beaver of Kannapolis.

Ruth is the granddaughter of the late William Keeler of Salamanca, N.Y., and Marjorie Keeler of Buffalo, N.Y., Carrie Voorhis Anderson of Barefoot Bay, Fla., and the late John Voorhis. She received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education with a minor in Physical Education from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, Fla., in 2005. Ruth is a Mathematics teacher and girls basketball coach at Sheets Memorial Christian School in Lexington.


Matt is the son of Dale and Marsha Beaver of Rockwell and Dianne and Doug Lynch of Meadows of Dan, Va. His grandparents are Edd and the late Mary Beaver of Rockwell; the late Kenneth Fred Newton of Newport News, Va.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. John McGowan of Cleveland, Tenn. Matt is the step-grandson of Barbara Mitchell of Preston Va., and the late Mary Frances Wilhelm Ritchie and Roy Ritchie of Salisbury. Matt graduated in 2006 from Piedmont Bible College in Winston-Salem and High Point University with majors in Physical Education from both colleges. Matt teaches Physical Education and is the tennis coach at Knox Middle School in Salisbury.

The wedding is June 15 at Sheets Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington.

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