Mr. and Mrs. William Pelham Barr of McLean, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Patricia Anne Barr, to Pelham Agee Straughn, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Michael Straughn of Birmingham.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Martin Francis Moynihan of Blauvelt, N.Y., and the late Mr. Moynihan and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Barr of Colebrook, Conn.
Miss Barr is a 2003 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and received her juris doctorate from George Washington University School of Law in 2007. She is employed by the United States House of Representatives on the Committee on Agriculture.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Locklin Agee of Monroeville and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Andrew Straughn of Repton.
Mr. Straughn is a 1993 graduate of Mountain Brook High School and a 1997 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He is employed by the United States House of Representatives on the Committee on Agriculture.
The wedding is planned for July 30 in Washington, D.C.