The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Jack and Gertie Cohen, formerly of Centerville, Ga., and the late Russell and Cleta Bender, formerly of Middletown, N.Y.
Miss Lavender is a graduate of Macon State College. She is employed by Peach County Board of Education.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late J.H. and Ruth Cockrell, formerly of Anniston and the late Dr. William H. and Thelma F. Kimbrough, formerly of Montgomery.
Mr. Kimbrough is a graduate of Jacksonville State University. He is employed by Peach County Board of Education.
The wedding will be June 14, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warner Robins, Ga.