The couple will be united in marriage on June 21 at 5 p.m., at Waterville Baptist Church.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Barbara Cope of Cleveland, and the late C.F. “Buddy” Cope, Leonard and Jane Mahaffey, also of Cleveland, Deborah Price of Winchester and the late John Henry Price. She is the sister of Jonathan Cope of Ringgold, Ga.
Miss Cope is a graduate of Bradley Central High School and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and Chattanooga State Technical Community College. She will pursue a career as a physical therapist assistant.
The future bridegroom is the grandson of William and Najie Culley and Dr. Thomas and Ann Minor, all of Paris. He is the brother of Marie Wilburn of Midlothian, Va., and Michelle and Matthew Culley of Paris.
Mr. Culley is a graduate of Henry County High School and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He is employed by Ellis Mechanical LLC in Paris.