Deborah Crumpton and Greg Skelton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Skelton of Fourmile to Michael Harper of Ranburne. Michael is the son of Margaret Ann Harper and the late John Harper. Their wedding is set for Jan. 5, 2013.

Skelton-Harper (Contributed)

Lauren is the granddaughter of Rev. Joe and Terry Stone of Fourmile and of Jim and Jessie Skelton of Hoover.

Lauren is a 2007 graduate of Cornerstone Christian School and continued on to graduate from Southern Union State Community College with a paramedic degree.

Michael is a 2001 graduate of Ranburne High School and continued on to graduate from Auburn University with a biosystems engineering degree. Michael is employed by the Alabama Department of Economical and Community Affairs, Office of Water Resources.