The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Olen and Judy Sanders of Susan Moore and Frances Short of Straight Mountain and the late Eddie B. Short.
Miss Short is a graduate of Oneonta High School and Jacksonville State University. She is employed by Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Clarence and Doris Smith, formerly of Alexandria and the late Bill and Minnie Waddell, formerly of Anniston.
Mr. Waddell is a graduate of Alexandria High School and Alabama Fire College. He is employed by Anniston Fire Department.
The wedding will be 6 p.m. Aug. 10, 2013, at Leatherwood Baptist Church.