Dr. and Mrs. Darrin Strickland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Alaina Anne Strickland, to Kevin Michael Sharpton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sharpton.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Franklin of Brunswick and Dr. and Mrs. Wade Strickland of Brunswick.
Ms. Strickland is a 2014 graduate of Frederica Academy. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Mercer University/Georgia Baptist College in 2018, where she graduated Suma Cum Laude.
She is employed as a transplant intensive care unit nurse at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
The groom-to-be is the grandson of Ms. Brenda Sharpton of Covington and the late Bobby Joe Sharpton; Ms. Carol Richardson of Covington; and Mr and Mrs. Joseph Thomas Richardson of Rabun Gap.
Mr. Sharpton is a 2011 graduate of Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula. He earned a bachelor of business degree, majoring in accounting, from Mercer University in 2015.
He is employed as a staff consultant at UHY Advisors in Atlanta.
A late afternoon wedding is planned for Sept. 22 at the bride’s home.
A reception will follow at the same location.
Invitations will be sent.