Watson-Laney Engagement

Photo by Julie Wells

Photo by Julie Wells

Fred and Bonny Watson of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Sarah Watson of London, England, to Philip Lowman Laney of London, England, son of Ross and Elaine Laney of Cocking, West Sussex, England.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bob and Sally Barfield of Loganville and the late Charles and Susan Watson of Fort Myers, Fla. She is a 1999 graduate of Heritage High School. She is a 2004 honors graduate of Georgia State University, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in marketing. She is a 2009 graduate of Chartered Institute of Marketing, where she earned a professional diploma in marketing. She is currently employed with Madano Partnership as an associate director in London.

The future groom is the grandson of Arthur Covus of Battersea, London and the late Violet Covus and the late Henry and Winifred Laney of Woking, Surrey. He is a 1999 graduate of Gilford Grammar School. He is a 2003 honors graduate of Southhampton University, where he earned a master of engineering degree in aerospace engineering. He is a 2007 honors graduate of Reading University, where he earned a master of science degree in real estate finance and investment. He is currently employed with RREEF Opportunity Fund as an associate in London.

The couple plans to wed May 20 in Surrey, England and plan to have a reception on June 25 at Burge Plantation.