Capt. and Mrs. Michael Grimes, USCG (retired), of Fayetteville, Georgia, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Michelle Grimes, to Joseph Thomas Loeffler, son of Mr. Joe Loeffler of Frederick, Maryland and Mrs. Anna Gorski of Bowie, Maryland.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William C. Jones of Milton and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Grimes of Florence, Alabama.

Rebecca is a 1998 graduate of C.D. Hylton High School in Woodbridge, Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Florida State University in 2002 and a Master of Arts degree in English Education from Old Dominion University in 2007. She is currently employed by the Montgomery County, Maryland Public School System.

The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Phillips of Centreville, Virginia and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Loeffler of Asbury Park, New Jersey. He is a 1998 graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland and a 2004 graduate of West Virginia University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Studies and Marketing. He is currently employed by the Department of the Army as a program analyst.

The wedding and reception will be Jan. 13, 2018 at Ceresville Mansion in Frederick, Maryland.

The couple will reside in Frederick, Maryland.