The engagement and forthcoming marriage is announced by the parents of the bride-elect, Melvin and Charlotte Lowery of Birmingham. The future bridegroom is the son of Dr. Bill and Jan Murphy of Cleveland.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pierce and Dorothy England of Birmingham, Nellie Lehman of Birmingham and the late Fred Lehman. She is the sister of Amanda Lowery of Birmingham.
Miss Lowery is a 2007 graduate of Fultondale (Ala.) High School and a 2011 graduate of Samford University. She is employed by Orthotic Partners of Birmingham. She is a member of Gardendale First Baptist Church.
Mr. Murphy is the grandson of Bill and Hazel Murphy of Chattanooga and the late Walter and Dixie Cox. He is the brother of Scott Murphy and Ben Murphy, both of Cleveland.
He is a 2006 graduate of Cleveland High School and a 2010 graduate of Samford University. He is employed by Huntingdon College as assistant band director. He is a member of Broad Street United Methodist Church.