Douglas and Charlene Smith of Elm City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Leighanne Smith, to Howard Patrick Brewer of Elm City.

Brewer is the son of Neil and Shelia Watts of Lumberton, and Larry Locklear of Raeford.

The bride and groom are both graduates of Lumberton Senior High School.

The couple will exchange vows on Nov. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Blue Grass Barn in Wilson.