Mr. and Mrs. Jim Key of Paducah announce the engagement of their daughter, Lori Nicole Key, to Dr. Joshua Stephen Murphy, son of Donna Ellison of Beckley, W.Va., Stephen and Connie Murphy of Ashburn, Va., and Paul Keith Ellison of Beaver, W.Va.
Miss Key graduated in 2002 with honors from Murray State University in Murray with a bachelor’s degree in business and earned a postgraduate degree in legal studies from the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. She is an alumna of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She is employed as Director of Business Development for Dippin’ Dots International, LLC.
Dr. Murphy earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in 2001 from Alderson-Broaddus College in Phillipi, W.Va., and is also a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is an orthopaedic surgery resident in Atlanta, employed by Atlanta Medical Center. He will complete his pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Rady Children’s Hospital/University of California-San Diego.
A September wedding is planned in Atlanta.