Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris Parker Jr. of Tuscumbia announce the engagement of their daughter, Eleanor Lavinia Parker, to Charles Whitten Walter III, son of Ms. Kathleen Haralson Walter of Vestavia Hills and Mr. Charles Whitten Walter Jr. of Atlanta.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Harris Parker of Florence and the late Mr. and Mrs. Earl Edward Holder of Tuscumbia.
Miss Parker is a graduate of Deshler High School and the University of Alabama, where she received a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a minor in English. She is a member and served as vice president of Kappa Delta sorority. Miss Parker was presented at the Tri-Cities Girls’ Cotillion and later served as president of the Cotillion Club. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of the City of New York and Birmingham and a former vice president of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Auxiliary. After pursuing an advertising and marketing career in New York City, Miss Parker is employed as director of marketing and development for Opera Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bullard Haralson of Vestavia Hills and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whitten Walter of Mountain Brook.
Mr. Walter is a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and Auburn University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management and a minor in business. He is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Mr. Walter is an account executive and sales consultant for Masco Contractor Services, a subsidiary of Masco Corp.
The wedding will be April 25 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tuscumbia.