Rose is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also received her juris doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. She is employed as an environmental attorney in the Office of General Counsel at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control in Columbia, S.C.
Mr. Linen graduated from Howard High School in Georgetown, S. C., and attended Benedict College in Columbia, majoring in Business Management. He is employed with the United Parcel Service in Columbia, S. C.
Rose and Marion reside in Columbia. A May wedding is planned.