Elizabeth Ellen Verdone and Thomas David Cunningham III

Mr. and Mrs. George Frederick Verdone Jr. of Charlotte are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ellen Verdone, to Thomas David Cunningham III (Todd), son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Cunningham Jr. of Jacksonville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edward Wyllys Taylor and the late Mr. Edward Wyllys Taylor of Lakeland, Fla., and the late Dr. and Mrs. George Frederick Verdone, formerly of Charlotte, N.C.

Miss Verdone is a graduate of Charlotte Christian School and Auburn University where she earned a bachelor of science degree in apparel design and merchandising. She is employed as an advertising associate with Brown & Company in Atlanta.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Floyd Calvin Wickham and the late Mr. Floyd Calvin Wickham of Jefferson, Md., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas David Cunningham Sr., formerly of Jacksonville.

Mr. Cunningham is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and Jacksonville State University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology. He is employed by the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

 A November 2018 wedding is planned in Charlotte, N.C.