Mr. and Mrs. John Evans James III of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Wells James of Charleston, to Phillip David Gould, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey David Gould of Greenville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Joe John Stephenson and the late Mrs. Alita Tomlinson Stephenson of Winnsboro and Mrs. Ren Frew James and the late Mr. George Coggin James of Sumter. She graduated from Clemson University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She is employed by MUSC.
The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Youel Gilbert Hilsman and the late Mrs. Salley Riley Hilsman of Spartanburg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hershey Gould of Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Clemson University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Bio-engineering and plans to graduate in May from MUSC Dental School.
The wedding is planned for June 17, 2017, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Sumter.