NEW WATERFORD – Kati Louise Cox and Gregory Charles Smith are announcing their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Teri and Jim Morris, New Waterford. She is a 2009 graduate of Crestview High School and is employed at Great Clips, Canfield.

Her fiance is the son of Carol Melott, Salineville; and Jeff Smith, Wellsville. He is a 2007 graduate of Southern Local High School and is employed by Hodges Trucking, Canton.

The couple is planning a private May 25 ceremony with a reception to follow.