Jamie Patterson of Prattville, Ala., and Phillip Sobers of Powell have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

Jamie Patterson of Prattville, Ala., and Phillip Sobers of Powell have announced their engagement and plans to be married.

The couple plans a Dec. 19 wedding at First Presbyterian Church in Prattville.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Patterson and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hellums. She is a graduate of Tenholm Technical College and is employed by Freeman Family Medicine in Prattville. Her U.S. Air Force unit will deploy to Iraq two weeks after the ceremony, after which she intended to purse a degree in nursing.

The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Sobers. He is a 2002 graduate of Otterbein College and is employed by the Jewish Community Center.