The couple will wed on Jan. 18, 2014, at Johnston Woods Retreat Center.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Brenda Stinnett and Ginn Stinnett, both of Cleveland, and the late Dorothy and Don Parris. She is the sister of Jessica Fields, Matthew Parris and Nicholas Parris, all of Cleveland.
Miss Parris attended Walker Valley High School and graduated from Gateway Christian Academy and Prepare to Care. She is employed by Broad Street United Methodist Church.
The future bridegroom is the grandson of Doris Wilcoxon of Old Fort and the late Teber Wilcoxon. He is the brother of Britney McKnight and Tracy Loftis, both of Old Fort.
Mr. McKnight is a graduate of Athens Technical Vocational School and is employed by Newlywed Foods.
Both attend Clingan Ridge Baptist Church.