William Alexander Courington and Alison Brooke Rose

David and Sandra Rose of Crossville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alison Brooke Rose, to William Alexander (Alex) Courington. He is the son of Billy and Mary Courington of Birmingham, AL.

The ceremony will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, in Crossville at Buck Creek Ranch. A reception will follow at the ranch.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sherley and Willene Pugh and R.L. Rose Jr. and the late Illine Rose, all of Crab Orchard.

She is a Freed-Hardeman University graduate.

The prospective groom's grandparents are Billy and the late Sheila Brasher of Quintown, AL, and Betty and the late Wayne Courington of Jasper, AL.

A graduate of Freed-Hardeman University, he is an employee of Saltillo Church of Christ in Saltillo, TN.

Invitations will be sent, but all relatives and friends of the couple are invited.