McLean is a 2008 graduate of Richmond Senior High School and a 2010 graduate of Sandhills Community College, with a degree in cosmetology. Her grandparents are Bill and the late Janice Williams of Hamlet and Dorist and the late Dan Gathings of Rockingham and James and Betty McLean of Roseboro.
Swails is a 2008 graduate of Richmond Senior High School. PV2 is assigned to the 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in Savannah, where he continues his training as a U.S. Army Airborne Ranger. He is the grandson of Jerry and Janice Swails of Rockingham and Gary and Norma Surratt of Asheboro.
The wedding will take place May 1 at 3 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church in Rockingham.