Miss Blackwell to wed Vandevere
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lloyd Blackwell of Ridgeland announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennie Grace Blackwell, to Albert Monroe Vandevere IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Monroe Vandevere III.
The bride elect is the granddaughter of Betty Brussell, and the late Bud Brussell and Mardell Blackwell, and the late Mark Blackwell.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Bettye Whitaker and the late James V. Whitaker Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Vandevere Jr.
Miss Blackwell is a 1995 graduate of Madison-Ridgeland Academy and graduated from Mississippi College in 2000 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. She also received her Masters degree in Education from Mississippi College in 2005. She is currently the junior high girl’s basketball coach at Madison-Ridgeland Academy.
Vandevere is a 1998 graduate of Manchester Academy in Yazoo City. He graduated from Delta State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in 2002 and is currently pursuing his master’s degree in Administration from Delta State. He currently serves as the High School Principal and Athletic director at Manchester Academy.
The couple will exchange vows, October 2 at 6 p.m. at St. Marks United Methodist Church in Brandon with a reception to follow at The Country Club of Jackson.