Mr. and Mrs. James Anthony Tant of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Riley Tant, to Eric James Bevill, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Cecil Bevill Jr. of Macon, Ga.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Leroy Rader of Birmingham and the late Mr. Joseph Green Tant and the late Mrs. Kathryn Tant Mitchell of Tuscaloosa.
Miss Tant is a 2004 graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and a cum laude graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority, editor-in-chief of The Circle magazine and was elected to the Cater Society during her senior year. Miss Tant is senior product manager for WebMD in New York City.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Cecil Bevill Sr. of Tennille, Ga., and Mrs. Barbara Folkner of Tubac, Ariz., and the late Dr. A. L. Folkner.
Mr. Bevill is a 2004 graduate of First Presbyterian Day School and a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science. He received his juris doctorate from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Mr. Bevill is a member of the Georgia Bar Association and is an underwriting associate with Ambridge Partners in New York City.
Following the wedding on Jan. 25, 2014, the couple will live in New York.