Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Runge announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah René Runge, to Tommy Kyle Waldrop, son of Tommy and Terri Waldrop and Kathy Hestla Waldrop.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eura Mae and the late Odis Runge of Vinemont, Ala., and Hazel and the late Boyd Stinson of Eva, Ala.
Leah is a 2005 graduate of Vinemont High School and a two-time graduate of The University of Alabama where she earned degrees in American Studies/Political Science and Public Relations. She is currently employed by Tuscaloosa-based AFFLINK as a marketing manager.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Ruby Waldrop and the late James (Jimmy) Waldrop of Vinemont, Ala., Bobby and Johnnie Hestla of Hanceville, Ala., and Bert McGriff and the late Berta Mae McGriff of Cullman, Ala.
Kyle is a 2006 graduate of Cullman High School. He is a 2008 graduate of Wallace State where he earned a technical degree in Welding and is currently employed nationally as a contracted welder, pipefitter and iron worker for multiple oil and chemical refinery companies.
The wedding is planned for May 24, 2014, in Cullman, Ala. The couple will reside in Cullman, Ala.