Dr. and Mrs. Clyde Dale Elliott of Indian Springs announce the engagement of his daughter, Cathleen Diana Elliott, to David Rich Ellington, son of Dr. and Mrs. John Ralph Ellington Jr. of Lakeland, Fla.
The bride is the daughter of the late Mrs. Diana Hall Elliott of Birmingham and the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barto Hall and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Elliott, all of Newport News, Va.
She is a graduate of the Altamont School and a 2001 graduate of Skidmore College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in studio art. She is a member of the Junior Board for Glenwood and the Altamont School Alumni Board.
The groom is the grandson of Frances Turpen Ellington and the late Mr. John Ralph Ellington Sr. of Jefferson, Ga., and the late Mr. Emory Gene Rich and Nancy Rich Talbott of Orlando.
He is a graduate of Lakeland High School and a 2000 graduate of the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree, with distinction, in religious studies. He is a member of the Raven Society, Phi Beta Kappa and St. Anthony Hall fraternity. He graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, where he was a member of the Gold Humanism Society and chairman of the Honor Council.
The bride is employed by St. Jude Medical in Birmingham in the cardiac rhythm management division. The groom is a chief resident in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. He will begin a fellowship in women’s pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at UAB’s Medical Center in June.
The wedding is planned for April 30 at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Birmingham.