Mr. and Mrs. Carey Elton Howard of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Patton Howard, to Dr. Christopher Peyton Yarbrough Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Peyton Yarbrough of Greenville, Miss.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Aubrey Elton Howard and the late Mr. Howard of Birmingham and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Boykin Patton of Eutaw.
Miss Howard is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama, where she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She received a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013. She was a member of Kappa Delta sorority and was presented at the Ball of Roses. Miss Howard is employed by Warrior Medical Associates as a nurse practitioner.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Ms. Lydia Lorraine Ross of Greenville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Joseph Ross of Hot Springs, Ark., and the late Dr. and Mrs. William Claiborne Yarbrough of Greenville.
Dr. Yarbrough is a graduate of Washington School in Greenville and a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He received a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2014. Dr. Yarbrough is employed by Day Eye Care.
The wedding will be Aug. 1.