ENGAGEMENTS

By NEMS Daily Journal

Earnest-Storey
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Earnest of Houston announce the engagement of their daughter, Stacey Lucille Earnest, to Jonathan Nathanial Storey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Storey of Shawn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Earnest, and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley D. Pulliam, all of Houston.
She is a 2003 honor graduate of Vardaman High School and a 2008 graduate of Delta State University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society. She is employed by the Houston School District as a seventh-grade math teacher.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Storey of Sidon, and Mr. and Mrs. Viro Cocilova of Shaw.
He is a 2002 graduate of Shaw High School and a 2007 graduate of Delta State University with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity. He is employed as an assistant manager with Sherwin Williams in Greenville.
The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. June 13, 2009, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Earnest in Houston. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Willis-Borcicky
Barbara Sue Willis and Robert Donald Borcicky Jr. announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of William L. Willis of Tupelo and the late Doris Jean Willis. She is the granddaughter of the late Sales and Annie Presley; the late W.T. and Alma Willis; and Bodie Watkins and the late Cora Watkins.
She is a graduate of Mooreville High School, where she was a member of Who’s Who Among American High School Students. She is an honor graduate of Itawamba Community College in Fulton, where she earned an associate’s degree.
The prospective groom is the son of Robert D. Borcicky Sr. and Laurie Borcicky of Tupelo. He is the grandson of the late Robert V. and Clara Borcicky, and the late Carl and Ruth bristel.
He is a graduate of Geneva Secondary Complex in Geneva, Ohio, where he was a member of the Aviation Club and the Thespians. He earned a bachelor of science degree at Johnson Bible College. He is a biomedical technician at Fresenius Medical Care in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. June 13, 2009, at Belden Baptist Church in Belden. A reception will follow at the church. Family and friends are invited.

Edwards-Stovall
Bill and Mitzi Edwards of Columbus announce the engagement of their daughter, Summer Nichole Edwards, to David Warren Stovall, son of Ken and Linda Stovall of Red Bay, Ala.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Charlie R. and Virginia Rodgers of New Albany, and Jack W. and Betty Edwards of New Albany.
She is a graduate of New Hope High School in Columbus, where she was a junior varsity football cheerleader, a basketball cheerleader, and a member of the Spanish Honor Society and the Columbus Arts Council Theater. She earned an associate’s degree in English literature at Northeast Mississippi Community College. She was a Baptist Student Union drama team leader and Fellowship chairman, and active in the theater.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Warren and Lois White of Jackson, and the late Bill and Nora Stovall of Senatobia.
He is a graduate of Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Ala., where he was an outstanding percussionist, tenor in the band, and a member of the tennis team and Pheta Kappa. He is a graduate of Northeast Mississippi Community College with an associate’s degree in music education with a minor in piano. He was a Baptist Student Union worship leader and president, band tenor captain and a member of Pheta Kappa. He is the lead singer of Waverly Christian rock band in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. June 13, 2009, at Hwy. 9 and Cochran Road in Sherman. A reception will follow.
Richburg-Miller
Mr. and Mrs. David W. Carlisle of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Lee Richburg, to Matthew Rackley Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Miller of Tupelo.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Davis, and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Richburg, all of Tupelo.
She is a 1999 graduate of Tupelo High School, where she was homecoming queen, a cheerleader and a member of Habitat for Humanity. She earned a master’s degree in education at the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She is an elementary school teacher in Kingwood, Texas.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Leroy Miller of Kossuth, and the late James H. Rogers and Eva Rogers Nash of Corinth.
He is a 1999 graduate of Northwest Rankin High School in Brandon. He was the Jackson Metro Player of the Year in baseball in 1999 and a Louisville Slugger TPX All American in 1999. He attended the University of Mississippi, where he lettered in baseball in 2000. He is an air traffic controller at Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center in Houston, Texas, and an air traffic controller in the 248 Air Traffic Control Squadron at Key Field, Meridian.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. June 13, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church. A reception will follow at the Tupelo Country Club.

LaBarreare-Ashmore
Wallace and Martha Tomlinson of Ripley, and Tommy and Kathy LaBarreare of Falkner announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Ann LaBarreare, to Nicholas Paul Ashmore, son of Freddie and Jennie Ashmore of Baldwyn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy and Glennie LaBarreare of Falkner; Steadman and Shirley Estes of Ripley; and the late Corwin and Lucille Childs of Ripley.
She is a 1997 honor graduate of Falkner High School. She is a 2001 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of science degree in education. She is a teacher at Corinth Junior High School.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Dorsey and Edith Greer of New Albany, and the late Paul and Virginia Ashmore of Baldwyn.
He is a 1997 graduate of Baldwyn High School. He is a 2003 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and a 2005 graduate of MSU with a master of architecture degree. He is employed at Landscape Creations in Cordova, Tenn.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. June 13, 2009, at Falkner Baptist Church. A reception will follow in the Family Life Center. Family and friends are invited.

Comer-Stegall
Crystal Ann Comer and Bobby Phillip Stegall announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Wanda Smith of the Auburn community, and Ronnie and Eva Harpole of Blue Springs. She is the granddaughter of Clara Harpole of the Fairfield community and the late Robert Harpole, and the late Beatrice and Monroe Thomas of the Auburn community.
She is a 1991 graduate of Mooreville High School. She is employed by General Atomics.
The prospective groom is the son of Nelda and Jim Bozeman of Sulligent, Ala., and the late Bobby Lee Stegall of Fulton. He is the grandson of the late Lillie Mae and Monroe Phillips of Glen, and the late Henry Lee and Pebble Stegall of Fulton.
He is a 1984 graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School in Fulton. He earned a degree in industrial electricity and diesel mechanics at Itawamba Community College. He is an employee of JESCO at Cooper Tire.
The couple will exchange vows at 5:30 p.m. June 6, 2009, at Panama City Beach, Fla. A reception will be from 1 to 5 p.m. June 14, 2009, at the Jamie Whitten Center in Fulton. Family and friends are invited.
Wiley-Dendy
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wiley of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Leigh Wiley, to Cullen Daniel Dendy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dendy of Houlka.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Smith of Ripley, and Pearl Robbins Wiley of Tupelo and the late Thomas Lamar Wiley.
She graduated with distinction from Tupelo High School in 2004. She was a member of the Soundwave show choir, North Mississippi Youth Foundation and Anchor Club. She danced 15 years with the North Mississippi Dance Center. She is a 2008 cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of education degree in elementary education. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority, Kappa Delta Pi Honorary Society for Education, Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership Fraternity, MSU Student Association and the Campus Crusade for Christ summer missions team. She is a first-grade teacher at Church Street Elementary School in Tupelo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Geraldine McCullough of Houlka and the late Derwood McCullough, and Ann C. Dendy of Houston and the late Bob Dendy.
He is a 2001 honor graduate of South Pontotoc High School, where he was a member of the baseball team, Student Council and Beta Club. He is a 2003 graduate of Itawamba Community College with an associate of applied science degree in forestry technology. He earned certification from the National Hardwood Lumber Association Inspection School in 2003. He is a 2008 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of science degree in forestry and wildlife management. He was a member of Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society and the Society of American Foresters, MSU chapter. He is a forester for Wildlife Technical Services Inc. in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. June 13, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Tupelo. A reception will follow at Elkin Place at Fair Park.

Wilder-Raines
Larry and Judy Wilder of Pontotoc announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Nichole Wilder, to Jeremy Shane Raines, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Raines of Ecru, and the late Judy Raines of Sherman.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leo Wilder of Pontotoc and the late Jennie Wilder, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Kelly of Tupelo.
She is a 2005 honor graduate of Pontotoc High School, where she was a member of the Warrior Pride marching band and HOSA. She is a graduate of Northeast Mississippi Community College and a certified nursing assistant.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Nora Lee McBrayer of Sherman and the late Merle McBrayer, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Raines of New Albany.
He is a graduate of North Pontotoc Attendance Center at Ecru, where he was a member of the band. He attended Itawamba Community College. He is an employee of the Walmart Distribution Center in New Albany.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. June 13, 2009, at Furrs Baptist Church of Pontotoc. A reception will follow at the church. Family and friends are invited.

Nelson-Finley
Kay Nelson of Oxford announces the engagement of their daughter, Greer Nelson, to Dusty Finley, son of Donnie Finley of Pontotoc and Sonya Finley of Tupelo.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Tommy Nelson. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Greer of Water Valley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Nelson of Oxford.
She is a graduate of Lafayette High School in Oxford. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in education at the University of Mississippi. She is a teacher for the Lafayette County School District in Oxford.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Olbern Finley of Pontotoc, and Karl Vanlandingham of Sulphur, Okla.
He is a graduate of South Pontotoc High School in Pontotoc. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in secondary education at Mississippi College in Clinton. He is a teacher and coach for the Lafayette County School District in Oxford.
The couple will exchange vows at 5:30 p.m. June 13, 2009, at Union West Baptist Church in Oxford.