Caption: Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lyda of Ft. Stockton, TX announce the engagement of their daughter, Tyler Shay, to Carroll Richard Gates, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard James Gates, Gates-Espejo Ranch, Catarina, TX and Marfa, TX.
The couple plans an autumn wedding.
Miss Lyda is a graduate of the T.C.U. Ranch Management Program and is a Runner-up for Miss Rodeo Texas, and was Miss Rodeo Sandhills. She is an accomplished horsewoman and has competed successfully throughout the Southwest. She enjoyed choir in High School. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frankie Leon Caddell, Devine, TX, and the late Mr. Caddell, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lyda of San Antonio, TX.
Mr. Gates attended Holy Trinity Episcopal School, Carrizo Springs, TX and then Home-Schooled with the Calvert School curriculem of Baltimore, MD, and graduated from High School with the A Beka Home School program. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a B.S. degree in Animal Science. He is the grandson of Mrs. Albert Edward Gates of Cotulla, Texas and the late Mr. Gates of Laredo, Texas, and Mrs. Elbert Viron Higgins of El Paso, TX, and the late Mr. Higgins.
The couple will be at home at the ranch in Marfa, Catarina, and Ft.
Album ID: 1046587
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