Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Robinson of Grant announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter Elizabeth Thames Robinson, to James Michael Reuben BeShears, son of Larry Michael and Judy Chapman BeShears of Oneonta.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ruth Lippard Smith and the late Charles Littleton Smith of Asheville, N.C., and the late Robert and Charlotte Robinson. She graduated from the Alabama School of Math and Science in Mobile in 2008, and graduated cum laude from The University of Alabama in 2011 with a degree in economics and political science. She is employed as a policy analyst and grant researcher at Alabama Policy Institute in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Sara V. Chapman and the late James Barto Chapman of Altoona, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Henry BeShears of Walnut Grove, and the late Ara Jones Beshears. He is a 2007 graduate of Oneonta High School and graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from The University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Business, and will graduate in 2013 from The University of Alabama Manderson School of Business.
The wedding will take place May 11, 2013, at Guntersville State Park Lodge. Invitations will be mailed.