Pastors Leroy and Audrey Smith of Dunn, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lemonica Smith of Raleigh, N.C., to Marvin M. Reaves of Lawrenceville, son of the late Alfred Reaves and Mrs. Vera Reaves of Moncks Corner, S.C.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shepperd McAllister of Dunn, N.C., the late Gertha L. McAllister and the late Vander and Madie Smith. She is a 1995 graduate of Triton High School. She received a bachelor's degree in business administration from East Carolina University in 1999 and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix. She is employed by BB&T Insurance Services in Durham, N.C.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Curly Simmons and Mary Simmons and the late Oliver and Louise Reaves. He is a graduate of Berkeley High School in Moncks Corner, S.C., and received a degree in business administration/ marketing management from Lander University in S.C. He is employed by Marshalls Distributing Center in Decatur.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 23 at the Eleventh Hour Ministries in Dunn, N.C.