Miss Katrina Coleman and Spencer JonesJames and Rhonda Coleman of Natchez are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katrina Coleman, to Spencer Jones, son of Eddie and Dorothy Jones of Bentonia.
The bride elect attended Natchez High School, the University of Southern Mississippi, and William Carey University. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree of Education from Southern Miss, and a Masters Degree of Education from William Carey. She currently teaches fifth grade at Jackson Public School.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from Yazoo County High School, as well as University of Southern Mississippi. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science while at Southern Miss. He is currently the Director of Development with Mississippi Interactive.
The couple will exchange vows on April 20, 2013 at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Natchez with a reception to follow at Vidalia Convention Center.
Family and friends of the couple are welcome to attend.
Miss Sara Roberts and Robert Jones IVKathy and the late Martin Roberts of Benton are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Marie Roberts, to Robert Leon Jones IV, son of Bobby and Kay Jones of Waynesboro.
The bride elect is the granddaughter of Donna and the late Stanford Pepper, and the late Wiley and Hattie Roberts.
Miss Roberts is a Benton Academy graduate and a University of Mississippi graduate. She graduated from Ole Miss with a Bachelors of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She will officially become a Doctor of Pharmacy by May of this year. She is currently a Pharmacy resident at Huntsville Hospital.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Robert and Jeanette Jones, and Mrs. Azaline Bonner and the late Pete Bonner.
Mr. Roberts attended Jones County Jr. College, Meridian Community College, and the University of Southern Mississippi. He earned his Associates in Science at Jones, his Associates of Nursing at Meridian, and his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is currently an RN in the Neuroscience ICU at University Medical Center.
The couple will exchange vows May 25, 2013 at Benton United Methodist Church. Rev. Chip Henderson will be officiating their double ring ceremony.
Reception will follow at the Manchester in Yazoo City.
HudsonSpecial to The Herald
Wayne Hudson Jr., son of Wayne and Minnie Hudson of Yazoo City, will be attending the Global Young Leaders Conference in New York City and Washington D.C. on July 1-13, 2013.
While Wayne has been introduced to his unique qualifications and abilities and given guidance on how to apply those skills at home and in school at the National Young Leaders Conference, the Global Young Leaders Conference raises his leadership experience to a higher level.
During this conference he will visit international embassies, evaluate nation’s interdependency in world trade, and study the art of Conflict Resolutions. He will engage with United Nations Speaker, draft policy proposals. These sessions will be held at the United Nations Headquarters.
Wayne pays tribute to his past teachers, Mrs. Rosemary Wilson, Mrs. Annie Burney, and Mrs. Tijuana M. Thompson, who were excellent teachers who saw great potential in him at an early age.
Miss Morgan Hodges and Chase HilliardMr. and Mrs. Larry Dwight Hodges of Canton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Marie Hodges, to Chase Wynne Hilliard, son of Ms. Kate McCarty Hilliard of Madison and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hilliard of Houston, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Bea Hearst Sr. of Canton, formerly of Benton and Mrs. Louise Evans Hodges and the late Mr. Rudolph Troy Hodges of Vaiden.
Miss Hodges is a 2009 graduate of Madison Central High School. She attended Mississippi State University and is currently pursuing an Associate Degree of Nursing from Hinds Community College. She is employed with New Summit School of Jackson.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Philips McCarty of Clinton and Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Hilliard of Meridian.
Mr. Hilliard is a 2009 graduate of Tri-County Academy. He attended Mississippi State University and is an alumni of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He is currently employed as a Trainor with Mississippi Community Education Center of Madison.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 o’clock in the evening on May 4, 2013 at Plantation Commons in Madison.
Dr. Kevin Cooper, pastor of First Baptist Church of Jackson Madison Campus, will officiate the double ring ceremony. A reception will follow at Plantation Commons.
Miss Amanda Alexander and Kenneth JohnsonMr. Don Alexander of Bentonia and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Fife of Richland are happy to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Amanda Nell Alexander to Kenneth Cole Johnson of Lexington.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shirley Alexander and the late Houston B. Alexander and Viven and Margaret Douglas all of Bentonia.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Neicy Albin Johnson of Lexington. Cole is also the son of the late Dale Johnson.
He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Albin of Goodman and Mrs. Mary Ann Johnson and the late Aubrey Johnson Sr. of Lexington.
Amanda is a graduate from Richland High School and Hinds Community College. She is currently employed as a dental assistant with Gluckstadt Dental Clinic.
Cole is a graduate from Central Holmes Christian School and Holmes Community College. He is currently employed as a lineman with B & B Electric Utility.
The couple will exchange vows in a garden wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Downing of Richland on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 4p.m.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend the wedding and reception immediately following the ceremony.