Marcus Joseph Gardner proposed to Joanna Elaine Fort in his mother's hometown of Zaragoza, Spain.

Mr. and Mrs. Brian C. Fort and Melissa Tapio Fort are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Elaine Fort, to Marcus Joseph Gardner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gardner, retired United States Air Force, and Elena Gardner. Marcus and Elaine were engaged June 23 in his mother's hometown of Zaragoza, Spain. Marcus and Elaine's wedding ceremony is on Feb. 24, 2018, at Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens in Mount Pleasant, S.C.