Mr. and Mrs. Vernon F. Sweat of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Alethea Faith Curtis, to Edmund Chandler Elmore of Covington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edmund F. Elmore of Mansfield.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Hyatt of Covington and the late Mr. and Mrs. Osborne T. Sweat of Covington. She is a graduate of Newton County High School and Roffler Moler School of Cosmetology. She is currently employed with Images Salon as a stylist.

The future groom is the grandson of Mrs. William T. Hannah III and the late Mr. Hannah of Albany, Ga., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willis F. Elmore of Claxton, Ga. He is a graduate of Newton High School and Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, where he earned an associate's degree in animal science. He is currently employed with Superior Structures of Covington as the operator/manager.

The couple plan to wed on March 7 at the Tabernacle of Praise in Mansfield.