Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Lee Somheil of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Margaret Somheil of Sumter, to Eric Allen Richey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Ray Richey of Florence.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Carolyn Earnhardt Somheil and the late Mr. Ralph Arnold Somheil and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Mack Cubbage Sr., all of Sumter. She graduated in 2015 from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in language and international health with an emphasis in Spanish and community development and plans to graduate in May with an associate's degree in nursing from Central Carolina Technical College.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Edward Lippincott of Murrells Inlet and Mr. Vernon Ray Richey and the late Mrs. Mary Sue Richey of St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated from Clemson University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in computer science. He is employed by Boeing in Charleston as a computer software developer.

The wedding is planned for July 22, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Sumter.

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The couple is registered at; Naomi's; Sumter Lighting and Home; Belk,; Bed, Bath and Beyond,; Silver Paper; and Nicole Norris.