April 27, 2014
Jane and Rick Gardner of Grassy Creek and Ed and Romonia Birdsell of Harmony, announce the engagement of their daughter, Callie Birdsell, to Dr. John Carson II, DO of Taylorsville, son of Ed and Sharon Carson of Gastonia.
The future bride is a graduate of N.C. State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Communications and master’s degree in Agriculture Extension Education. She is currently a District Field Representative for the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation serving 11 counties.
The future groom earned a bachelor’s degree in Zoology from N.C. State University, Doctorate of Medicine from the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, Sports Medicine Fellowship from the University of South Carolina-Columbia and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship from Wake Forest Baptist University. He is an Intensivist with the Critical Care Specialist Practice at CaroMont Regional Medical Center Gastonia.
A summer 2014 wedding is planned.