Mr. and Mrs. Bob Barnes of Fayetteville, N.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Odom of Fayetteville, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Neal Odom of Lawrenceville, to Nathan Derek Lyell of Lawrenceville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Weller of Grayson and Mr. and Mrs. John Lyell of Sanford, Fla.

The bride-elect is employed by Gwinnett County Schools as a teacher.

The future groom is self-employed.

The wedding is planned for April 5 at the Gates Four Country Club in Fayetteville, N.C.