Mrs. Joseph Frederick Carey Jr. of Birmingham announces the engagement of her daughter, Catharine Alice, to Paul Gary Harding of Birmingham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Alexander Harding of Nashville, Tenn. Miss Carey is also the daughter of the late Joseph Frederick Carey Jr.
Grandparents of the bride-elect are the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Frederick Carey (Adelaide Fox) of Birmingham and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Leon Goggans (Evelyn Stewart) of Tuscaloosa and Greenville.
Miss Carey is a graduate of Indian Springs School, Birmingham-Southern College and the Birmingham School of Law. She was presented at the Heritage Ball, the Ball of Roses and the Redstone Ball. The bride-elect is a member of the Junior League of Birmingham and is a sustaining member of the Ballet Guild of Birmingham.
She is an associate with the W.E. Smith Law Firm.
Grandparents of the prospective groom are Mrs. Alexander Harding Jr. of Edgewater, Fla., and the late Mr. Harding. He is also the grandson of Mrs. Edward O’Neill, the late Mr. O’Neill and the late Charles Knanishu, all of Yonkers, N.Y.
Mr. Harding is a graduate of Rogers High School in Florence and attended Northwest Shoals Community College. He is employed with O’Neal Steel.
The wedding is planned for Aug. 27 at South Highland Presbyterian Church.