The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Esther Cooper Tackett of Marion Junction and the late James Louis Tackett and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Louis Griffin.
Miss Griffin is a graduate of John T. Morgan Academy and Jacksonville State University with a degree in economics, where she was affiliated with Alpha Xi Delta sorority. She is employed as an account manager with Omega Financial Inc. in Columbus, Ga.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trathen and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clem Parris.
Mr. Parris is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and Jacksonville State University with a degree in elementary and collaborative education, where he was affiliated with Phi Delta Kappa. He is planning to pursue his teaching career in Columbus, Ga.
The wedding will be at 3 p.m. Jan. 18, 2014, at Elkdale Baptist Church.