The engagement of Miss Evelyn Rachel Lancaster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Samuel Lancaster of Sewanee, Tenn., to David Christie Tyrrell, Jr., is announced by her parents. All Saints Chapel, University of the South, Sewanee, will be the setting for the April 11 wedding.
Miss Sullivan attended school in Baghdad, Iraq, where her father, who is now Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences of Sewanee, was a Fulbright lecturer.
She is a graduate of St. Mary’s School, Sewanee, and of Hollins College, Va. At the Sorbonne where she studied for a year, she was awarded a diploma from the Cours de Civilisation Francaise. Her grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Ulysse E. Desporte of Biloxi, Miss., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tazewell Lancaster, of Floyd, Va. She is now associated with Time, Inc. of New York City.
Mr. Tyrrell is a graduate of Byrd High School and Washington and Lee University, where he received a B.S. degree in Commerce. He was affiliated with Beta Theta Pi fraternity. His grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. William Casper Tyrrell of Beaumont, Tex., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Guy Sample of Shreveport. He is now associated with an advertising firm in New York.
Source: Shreveport Times, January 19, 1964.