Mr. and Mrs. Hugh M. Putman of Galveston, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Putman, to Grant Spence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Spence of Jersey Village, Texas. Miss Putman is the granddaughter of Chesley and Sallie Wilson of Big Spring, Texas, and Mr. Hugh T. Putman, deceased, and Marilyn Bows of McKinney, Texas. Mr. Spence is the grandson of Alfred Spence and Betty Walther of Houston, Texas, and Robert Reid, deceased, and Shirley Reid Moon of Houston.
Miss Putman will be graduating from The Bush School of Government and Public Service in May, 2013, with her master's degree in International Affairs. Mr. Spence will be graduating from the doctoral program in nuclear engineering from Texas A&M University where he also was awarded his BS and MS.
A grand engagement party was held Jan. 19 to celebrate the engagement. The party was attended by 40 close family and friends and was held at Cullen's in Houston. The wedding will be held in the glass conservatory on Dec. 14, 2013, at The Gardens of Bammel Lane in Houston.