Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Allen Morris of Homewood announce the engagement of their daughter, Mollie Beth Morris, to Adam Clayton Naylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Clayton Naylor of Millbrook.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jean Cobb Smith and the late Mr. Fred L.B. Smith of Odenville and Mrs. Carolyn Morris and the late Mr. Danny E. Morris of Tarrant.
Miss Morris is a 2006 graduate of Homewood High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Alabama, where she received her bachelor’s degree in secondary English education. While in Tuscaloosa, she enjoyed leading life groups with the college ministry of Calvary Baptist Church. In 2011 she moved to Memphis, Tenn., to be a part of the Memphis Teacher Residency. She received her master’s degree in urban education in May 2012 from Union University in Jackson, Tenn. Miss Morris teaches sixth-grade English at the Collegiate School of Memphis in Memphis.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dixon of Millbrook, Mr. and Mrs. Elvis Naylor, also of Millbrook, and Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Bruner of Coosada.
Mr. Naylor is a 2006 graduate of Stanhope Elmore High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received his bachelor’s degree in communication and creative writing. He was an active member of the Navigators, leading worship and working on staff at the University of Alabama, Belmont University and Vanderbilt University. He will begin graduate school for school counseling this fall at the University of Memphis. Mr. Naylor works in administration at Memphis Athletic Ministries in Memphis.
Both the bride and groom live in Memphis, where they enjoy spending time with friends, trying new local restaurants and supporting the Memphis Grizzlies.
The wedding will be July 19 in Tuscaloosa.