Steve and Renee Smith and Tammy and Paul Carpenter announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily-Anne Patrice Smith, to Matthew Ryan McDonald, son of Wade and Jackie McDonald.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia Kilpatrick and the late James Kilpatrick and Doug and Sue Smith, all of Cullman and Dell Belcher and the late Marlene Belcher of Hartselle.
Ms. Smith is a 2003 graduate of Vinemont High School and a 2005 graduate of Wallace State College, where she received an associate’s degree in athletic training. She was a 2008 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she earned a bachlor of science in phyical education. She is currently employed in Operations at Eva Bank.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Robert and Lou Ellen Creel and Peggy McDonald and the late Joe McDonald, all of Cullman.
Mr. McDonald is employed as a superintendent with Carcel & G Construction LLC.
The wedding is planned for 7 p.m. August 31, 2013, at Chapel Valley Farms.