David and Dorothy Garrison of Midlothian, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Joy Garrison of Columbus, to Justin Christopher Kennon of Knoxville, Tenn., son of Teresa Kennon and the late Tommy Kennon of Oxford.

The bride-elect is granddaughter of the late Rob Taylor and Mary Taylor of Phoenix, Ariz., and Charles and Clara Garrison of Huntsville, Ala. She is a 2002 graduate of Newton High School and a 2006 magna cum laude with honors graduate of the University of Georgia, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism and a minor in political science. She is currently employed with Eli Lily and Company as a sales representative.

The future groom is the grandson of Leland and Ruby Ellis of Oxford and the late Felton Kennon and Kathleen Kennon of Jacksonville, Fla. He is a 2001 graduate of Newton High School and a 2005 highest honors graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in technology and culture with a premedical certificate. He is currently employed with Stryker as a sales representative.

The couple plans to wed on July 25 at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church in Oxford, followed by a reception at Villa Serena in Conyers.