Miss  Pitts and King planning June 22 wedding service at First Methodist in Birmingham

Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Pitts Jr. of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Carolyn Pitts, to Charles Phillips King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lawson King of Madison.

The bride-elect is the grandaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Frelon Stroud and the late Carolyn Spradley Pitts and the late Robert Marshall Pitts Sr., all of Birmingham.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cary Alton Phillips of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. James Waverly King Sr. of Ackerman.

Miss Pitts is a 2011 graduate of Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham. She was a member of Delta Gamma sorority at the University of Mississippi and an active member of Campus Crusade for Christ. In 2015, she was graduated from Ole Miss where she received her bachelor’s degree in special education. She also received her master’s degree in special education in 2016. She has been teaching for three years and currently is a fourth and fifth grade special education/resource teacher at Luther Branson Elementary in Canton.

King was graduated with honors from Madison Central High School in 2012. He was graduated magna cum laude in 2016 from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering.  While at Ole Miss, he was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi, and president of Tau Beta Pi, an engineering honor society.  He was a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, and an active member of Reformed University Fellowship.

During college, he interned with the Army Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg. He is an engineer at the Department of Environmental Quality in the dam safety division.

The couple will exchange vows June 22 at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Birmingham, with a reception to follow at B&A Warehouse.

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