Don and Pattie Grote of Mason, Texas, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Virginia Marie Grote, to Clifton Douglas Barlow, son of Doug and Connie Barlow, of Beaumont, Texas.
Ginny graduated from Mason High School in 1998 and Texas State University in 2002. She went on to obtain a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. She is currently employed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services in Austin, Texas.
Cliff graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in 1996 and Texas A&M University in 2001 with a degree in Management Information Systems. Cliff is employed as an insurance software developer in Austin, Texas.
The wedding is planned for January 11, 2014, at the Smith Family Chapel at Riverbend in Austin, Texas. The happy couple will reside in Austin.
Grandparents of the bride are Stanley Grote and the late Patsy Grote of Mason, Texas, and Mary Neeb and the late Billy Neeb of Gilmer, Texas.
Grandparents of the groom are James Barlow and the late Dorothy Barlow, and Joseph Stewart and the late Anna Lee Stewart of Beaumont, Texas.