Mr. and Mrs. Brian Howard Davis of Hattiesburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Emilie Margaret, to John Andrew Byrd, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly Byrd of Yazoo City.
Miss Davis is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Eugene Matter of Downington, Pennsylvania, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wesley Davis of Thompson, Pennsylvania. Mr. Byrd is the grandson of Mrs. Frederick Raymond Clark and the late Mr. Clark of Yazoo City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Otha Kelly Byrd of Greenwood.
The bride-elect is a 2015 graduate of Presbyterian Christian High School in Hattiesburg and graduated from Millsaps College in 2019 with a degree in Studio Arts with a double minor in Education and Spanish. She is currently employed as an art teacher in the Hinds County School District.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from Manchester Academy in 2017 and will graduate from Millsaps College in May 2021 with a double major in English Literature and Greek and Roman Studies. He is currently employed at Millsaps College as a teaching assistant.
The bride and groom will be married June 6 at Bay Street Presbyterian Church in Hattiesburg. Due to the current restrictions on public gatherings, a small family reception will follow at the home of the bride.
The couple will reside in Jackson.