Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Anthony Smith of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Kendall Smith, to Christopher Andrew Sullivan, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Posey Cobb II and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hoke Sullivan of Montgomery.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benjamin Culpepper and Mrs. Lorene Chandley Smith and the late Mr. Charles Ophus Smith, all of Pell City.
Miss Smith is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and a cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received a bachelor’s degree in journalism and was a member of Phi Mu sorority. Miss Smith is employed with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Virginia Groff Schroeder and the late Mr. Gilbert Shaw Graves III of Evansville, Ind., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Thomas Sullivan of Montgomery.
Mr. Sullivan is a graduate of Trinity Presbyterian School and the University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Mr. Sullivan is employed with BSR Trust in Montgomery.
The wedding is planned for May 23 in Birmingham.