Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Ashley Atkinson of Summit, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Ashley Gaye Atkinson, to Gregory Evans Smith Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Evans Smith Sr. of Birmingham.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Hugh Edward Tate of Homesville, Miss., and the late Mr. Hugh Edward Tate and the late Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rodney Atkinson Sr. of Summit.
Miss Atkinson is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She is employed as a registered nurse at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham in the medical intensive care unit.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Luther Smith Sr. of Helena and Mrs. and Mrs. William Douglas Haskew of Birmingham.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. He is employed with Tacala LLC in Birmingham.
The wedding will be Jan. 18.