Randy and Sandy Phillips of Parrish are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Lynn Phillips, to Christopher Leroy Bates of Cullman, the son of Pastor Morris and Linda Bates of Dothan.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of George and Bonnie Phillips of Jasper, and Bill and the late Jane Treece of Middlesboro, Ky.
She attended Bevill State Community College. She has been employed as a manager for Liberty National Life Insurance Company for the past five years.
The prospective groom graduated from the University of Alabama Huntville where he received his bachelors degree in electrical engineering.
He is currently employed as a supervisor for UPS and pastors Hartselle Church of God of Prophecy.
The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Living Light Church of God.
Formal invitations have been sent.