Rodney and Jo Long, of Rose Hill, Va., would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their son, Ryan Cody Long, to Pamela Bernita Mink, of Stoney Fork, daughter of Curtis and Karen Mink, also of Stoney Fork. The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Thomas Walker High School. He is a self-employed contractor and also works as needed for the Cumberland Gap Wildland Fire Module. He is the grandson of Robert Willard and Norma Jean Long, of Rose Hill, Va., Alberta Williams, of Ewing, Va., and the late Robert M. Williams. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Bell County High School and is employed by Dr. Neil Barry, of Middlesboro. The couple will have an open ceremony at 3 p.m. on May 17 at Boone Trail Trinity Tabernacle in Ewing, Va. All family and Friends are invited to attend.