Kelly Elizabeth Smith of Rockingham and Christopher Alan Avant of Winston-Salem announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Dickey and Jan Smith. She is the granddaughter of Doris Allen of Burlington and Richard and the late Zoe Smith of Rockingham. She is a 1997 graduate of Richmond Senior High School and a 2011 graduate of Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill. She is currently a Licensed Esthetician at Carolina Eye Associates in Southern Pines.
The groom-elect is the son of Alan and Rose Avant of Lumberton. He is the grandson of the late G.T. and Marie Avant of Rockingham and Adelaide Williams Erxleben of Hamlet. He is employed with Forsyth Medical Center.
A 5 p.m. wedding is planned for June 16, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Rockingham.