Elder Charles H. and Doris Kitchens of Jasper announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Jeanette Kitchens, to Alan Christopher Rhoades, the son of Douglas and Janice Rhoades of Pinson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Rufus and Ethel Green of Quinton, and Lucile Kitchens and the late Herbert Kitchens of Jasper.
She is a 2002 graduate of Walker High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Alabama with a bachelor of science in consumer sciences with an emphasis on family financial planning and counseling. She is currently working with Bridgeworth Financial in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Edsel and Lorene Williams of Boaz and Bobby McWhorter and the late Lois McWhorter of Albertville.
He is a 2001 graduate of Pinson Valley High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham with bachelor of science in both industrial distribution and marketing. He is currently employed with O’Neal Steel in Birmingham.
The wedding will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Sumiton Church of God in Sumiton. A reception will follow at the church that will be catered by The Highlands on 4th. Formal invitations will be sent.