Becky Beard Weeks of Buford and Mike Weeks of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Elizabeth Weeks of Buford, to Thomas E. Lingerfelt II of Atlanta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Lingerfelt of Rome.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joy Beth Weeks of Valdosta, the late Billy and Mildred Beard, and the late Bill Weeks and the late Beatrice Weeks. She is a 1997 graduate of Buford High School. She is a 2001 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in business administration. She is a 2007 graduate of Brenau University, where she received a master's degree in education. She is employed by Buford City Schools as a seventh-grade teacher.

The future groom is the grandson of Sarah Lingerfelt of Rome, and the late Rev. Thomas E. Lingerfelt, and Betty Jean Head of Keystone Heights, Fla., and the late Charles M. Head Jr. He is a 1996 graduate of Model High School in Rome. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree. He is employed by AT&T as an account executive in advertising and publishing.

The wedding is planned for March 29 at Buford First United Methodist Church.