J. Rey Barnes and Kendall L. Blankumsee are planning an April 18, 2010, wedding at the Emma Kelly Theater in Statesboro, Ga. The show time is set for 4:30 p.m.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mrs. Jarvis W. Barnes of Statesboro, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. James R. and Shirley Barnes of Statesboro. She is a 2003 graduate of Statesboro High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing in 2009 from LaGrange College. She is currently employed by West Georgia Health Systems as a registered nurse.
The prospective bride-groom is the son of Ms. Juanita Sipplen of Quitman, Ga., and Mr. Alfred Blankumsee of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a 1998 graduate of Brooks County High School and received his Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management from Georgia Southern University and his Associate of Applied Science in Funeral Service from Ogeechee Technical College. He is the licensed funeral director/mortician and co-owner of Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services in Quitman, Ga.