Mr. and Mrs. James Orr Walker Jr. and Mr. William Wood Byrd Jr. of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Ellen Byrd, to William Coleman Morris Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Coleman Morris of Birmingham.
The bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Miller Gorrie and Mr. and Mrs. William Wood Byrd, all of Birmingham.
She is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and graduated with honors from the University of Alabama in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in commerce and business administration. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and was presented at the 2008 Beaux Arts Krewe Ball, the Ball of Roses and the Heritage Ball.
The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Thomas Patrick DeWine and the late Mr. Dewine and Mrs. John Cartwright Morris Sr. and the late Mr. Morris, all of Birmingham.
He is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and is a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in commerce and business administration. He is a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
The bride is employed with Regions Financial Corporation, and the groom is employed with American Cast Iron Pipe Co.
The wedding is planned for Dec. 31.