Mrs. William James Sullivan III of Birmingham announces the engagement of her daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, to Michael Jay Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Johnson of Talladega. Miss Sullivan is also the daughter of the late William James Sullivan III.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Virginia Lett Thompson and the late Woodford Ross Thompson Jr. of Birmingham and Mr. William James Sullivan Jr. and the late Dorothy McGeever Sullivan of Birmingham.
Miss Sullivan is a 2001 graduate of Hoover High School and a 2005 cum laude graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, where she received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Miss Sullivan also graduated magna cum laude from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles in 2007 with an associate of arts degree in merchandise marketing.
She is employed with High Cotton in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Patricia Ann Cope and the late Mr. Billy Faye Cope of Birmingham and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kyle Johnson of Birmingham.
Mr. Johnson is a 2001 graduate of Lincoln High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He will graduate in May 2012 with a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
He is employed with Regions Bank in Birmingham.
The wedding is planned for June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Birmingham.