Miss Betsy Estes and Joe Bullock IIMr. and Mrs. Benton Payne Estes Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Betsy Haynes Estes, to Joe D. Bullock II, son of Mrs. Evelyn Bullock of Yazoo City and Mr. and Mrs. Doug Bullock of Brandon.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jo Haynes and the late Mr. Avery Purcell Haynes Jr., of Brandon, and Mr. Benton Payne Estes Sr., of Oxford and the late Mrs. Beverly Warren Estes.
Miss Estes is a graduate of Manchester Academy and attended Mississippi State University. She is currently employed as a graphic designer for DPM Fragrance in Starkville.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Rosemary Willis and the late Mr. H. Jerry Willis of Slidell, LA, the late Mrs. Beryl Willis Parker of Bogalusa, La., and the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Bullock of Tylertown.
Mr. Bullock is a graduate of Northwest Rankin High School and attended Mississippi State University and Le Cordon Bleu in Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently employed as a chef for The Veranda in Starkville.
The couple will exchange vows on May 25 at 7 p.m. in a courtyard ceremony at The Terrell House on Magazine Street in New Orleans with a reception immediately following.
Pictured from left, are second runner-up Brianna McField, Townsend and third runner-up Marquita PowellAnias Townsend took first place honors and was crowned Miss 21 Club in the club's annual scholarship pageant held Sunday, April 14, 2013. Pictured is Townsend being crowned by David Starling.
Cindy Gates and Eric Roberts of Yazoo City are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eric Andrew Roberts Jr., on March 27, 2013 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Eric weighed six pounds, one ounce and measured 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bobbie Gates of Yazoo City and Larry Calvin of Ridgeland.
Paternal grandparents are Mary and Tinsley Davis of Louise.
Also welcoming the new arrival are his four sisters and three brothers.
The Yazoo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a joint meeting with the Iklana NSDAR. The following Yazoo Chapter members who attended are pictured from left, back row, Ava Hale, JoDale Merrill, Delaine Stoner, Vay McGraw, Marsha Williams, and Sue Patterson; front row, Janet L. Whittington, JoAnne Collins, Priscilla Harper, and Montine Bond.Special to The Herald
The Yazoo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently met with Iklana Chapter NSDAR at the First United Methodist Church in Belzoni.
Following the DAR Ritual and Iklana’s reports and business meeting, Yazoo Chapter conducted their business meeting electing their three voting delegates and three alternate voting delegates to National Congress in Washington, D.C. this June.
The speaker, Sacey Joiner, was from Sta-Home Health and Hospice. He spoke on “How to Care for an Alzheimer’s Patient” and the many options and programs available for the patient and the family members.
Sta-Home gave each member present a Sta-Home Saint and Sinners Cookbook.
After the program all the members adjourned to the home of Rose Marie Turner for fellowship and delicious refreshments.
PowellSpecial to The Herald
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class DeVirris J. Powell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
DeVirris is the son of Eddie Powell of Tchula and Angela Granderson of Dover Road, Bentonia.
He is a 2005 graduate of Yazoo City High School.