By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Bird — Franklin
Andrea Patricia Bird and James Marvin Franklin Jr.

Andrea Patricia Bird, daughter of Patricia Smith Bird of Carlton, and James Marvin Franklin Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James Marvin Franklin of Pulaski, together with their families, announce their engagement.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Winfred Smith of Carlton. Andrea graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2012. She is currently employed at East Georgia Regional Medical Center and will attend Augusta University in the spring to pursue her doctorate in nursing anesthesia.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Hazel Williams and the late Lamon Williams of Pulaski and the late Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Franklin of Excelsior. James graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor's in business management in 2003. He is a financial adviser at J Franklin Financial in Metter, Georgia.

The couple has planned to wed on Sept. 15, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. at Quinney Oaks Plantation in Millen, Georgia.

No local invitations will be sent. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Sign up for the Herald's free e-newsletter