Terry and Cassie Smith, Unicoi, and David and Sheri Byrd, Brooks, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Nicole Byrd, to Jamie Patrick McBrearty, son of Tom and JoAnne McBrearty, Tallahassee, Fla. The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Unicoi County High School and received a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee in 2002. She is employed by Florida Hospital Association as director of communications. She is the granddaughter of Adene J. Beal, Crawfordville, Fla., the late Joe F. Beal, Mary L. Davis, Florence, Miss., the late Lee Davis, and Ann Adkins, Hampton. Her fiance is a 1996 graduate of Citrus High School and a 2004 graduate of Florida State University, where he earned a master’s degree in physical education. He is employed by Canopy Oaks Elementary School as a physical education teacher and head of Leon High School soccer program. He is the grandson of the late William and Helen LaTour and the late Charles and Anne McBrearty. The couple will be married in an open church ceremony, July 23, 2011, at Trinity Reform Church in Tallahassee, Fla.