Julie Alison Pate and Samuel George Evans

Mr. and Mrs. William Callier Pate of Albany are

pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter,

Julie Alison Pate, to Samuel George Evans of Atlanta,

Ga. Mr. Evans is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George

Howard Evans of Savannah, Ga.

The bride-elect is the sister of Mrs. Stephanie Roberts

of Milledgeville. Her grandparents are Mrs. Emogene

Burnum Jarvis Kirkland of Camilla, the late Mr. Sidney

Coplin Jarvis of Baker County, the late Mr. James Edgar

Kirkland of Abbeville, Ala., Mrs. Harvey Jackson Pate,

and the late Mr. Pate, both of Albany. She is the greatniece

of Mrs. James William Nesbitt and the late Mr.

Nesbitt of Albany and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Clyde

Keeffe of Nashville, Ga.

Miss Pate is a graduate of St. Teresa Catholic School

in Albany and Lee County High School in Leesburg. She

earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in

Marketing from Valdosta State University where she was

a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She earned a Master’s

of Business Administration degree from Georgia

Southern University, and is currently employed with The

Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Mr. Evans is the brother of Mrs. Olivia Evans Frick of

Jacksonville, Fla., and Mr. Clark Benjamin Evans of Savannah,

Ga. He is the grandson of the late LTC. Gerald

Cowart and Mrs. Katherine Tambolleo Cowart of Savannah,

GA, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Evans of

Midville, Ga.

The groom-elect is a graduate of Benedictine Military

School in Savannah. He earned a Bachelors of Business

Administration degree in Accounting from The University

of Georgia in Athens and a Master’s of Accounting

degree from Georgia Southern University. Mr. Evans is a

Certified Public Accountant employed by Ernst & Young

of Atlanta, Ga.

An early fall wedding is planned at Pebble Hill Plantation

in Thomasville.