Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Pulliam of Monticello announce the engagement of their daughter, JoAnn Marie Pulliam of Valdosta, to Andrew Thomas Stone of Valdosta, son of Rick and Dawn Stone of Lawrenceville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Uel and Sudie Pulliam and Robert N. Batchelor, Sr. of Monticello and the late Peggy Batchelor. She is a 2004 graduate of Jasper County High School and graduated in 2008 from Valdosta State University with a bachelor's degree in education in interrelated early childhood/special education and gifted. She will graduate in May with her master's degree from Valdosta State University.

The future groom is the grandson of J.W. "Bill" and Jean Stone of Thomasville and Larry and Ruth Karau of Albany. He is a 2004 graduate of Collins Hill High School and will graduate in May with a bachelor's degree in business administration in marketing from Valdosta State University.

The wedding is planned for July 18 at Monticello Baptist Church in Monticello.