Together with their parents, Robin Lacey Adams and Brandon Allen Sparks announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Janet and Charleton Brown of Marietta and Ronald Jr. and Tina Smithberger of Reno. She is the granddaughter of Ronald Sr. and Carolyn Smithberger of Newport, Marcia Beardmore of Marietta and the late Philip Beardmore. She is a 2008 graduate and is currently employed at Eye Care Associates.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Carla Sparks and Rick Hesson of Fleming and Shayne and Peggy Sparks of Columbus. He is the grandson of George and Judie Zimmerman of Marietta, Jim and Carol Warren of Marietta, Joann Sparks of Columbus and the late William Jene Sparks. He is currently employed at Mid Ohio Valley Bulk Transport.

A wedding is set for July 12, 2014.