Mr. and Mrs. Francis Leverne Newman Jr. of Sumter announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Mary Francis Newman of Charleston, to Mr. Garrett Harrison Linderman of James Island, son of Mr. Louis Russell Linderman and Mrs. Connie Louise Taylor, both of Charleston.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter D. Phillips and Mr. and Mrs. F. Leverne Newman Sr., all of Sumter. She graduated from South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She is employed by Palmetto Primary Care Physicians in North Charleston.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Richard Harrison Taylor of Charleston and Mrs. Jeanette K. Wills of Washington State. He graduated from Clemson University. He is employed by The Boulevard Real Estate Company in Charleston.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, May 27, 2023, at First Presbyterian Church in Sumter.

The couple is registered at