Bryce and Beverly McKinney, Elizabethton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brenna Julia-Katalin, to Joseph Allen Smith.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Katalin McKinney and Nathan Ward and the late Ethan McKinney and Julia Ward.
Brenna is a 2012 graduate of Elizabethton High School where she was a member of the Betsy Band. She will be attending East Tennessee State University in the fall of 2013.
Her fiancé is the son of Carolyn Lyons, Johnson City. He is the grandson of Barbara Lyons and the late Jessie Lyons.
Joseph is a 2010 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He is a Private in the Army National Guard, 776th Detachment 1, Mountain City.