Engagements/Weddings

Neal-Smith
Bobby and DaLisa Neal of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Michelle Neal, to Christopher R. Smith, son of Rob and Rhonda Smith of Guntown.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of William and Marcelle Neal of Nettleton; Doyle Ray of Nettleton; and the late Shirley Ray of Nettleton.
She is a 2004 graduate of Nettleton High School, where she was a member of the Hall of Fame. She was a member of the Beta Club, slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball teams, basketball team, tennis team and cheerleading squad. She earned a degree in office technology at Northeast Mississippi Community. She played fast-pitch softball for two years, serving as team captain her sophomore year. She received the Tiger Award. She is employed at the North Mississippi Medical Center Infusion Services in Tupelo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Sam and Ann Smith of Hatley; Ladonna Roberson of Baldwyn; and the late Floyd Roberson of Baldwyn.
He is a 2003 graduate of Baldwyn High School. He was a member of the football team and recipient of the All-Region honors. He graduated with honors from the physical therapy assistant program at Itawamba Community College. He is a licensed physical therapist assistant at Plantation Pointe of Mid-South Rehab Services in Columbus.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 10, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church in Nettleton. A reception will follow in the church’s Christian Life Center. Family and friends are invited.

Otis-Zumwalt
Cavett and Elise Otis of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Otis, to Jonathon Casey Zumwalt, son of Lauren and Donnie Zumwalt of Starkville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry and Sharon Otis of Starkville; the late Julia Otis of Tupelo; and Reggie and Dolores Rose of Tupelo.
She is a graduate of Tupelo High School. She attended Delta State University. She is a photographer and the owner of Lovely Union.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Joe and Betty Nester, and Chuck and Sally Zumwalt, all of Laurel.
He is a graduate of Starkville High School. He attended Mississippi State University. He is the creative director at the Mabus Agency.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 9, 2009, at Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo. A reception will follow at Fairpark. Family and friends are invited.

Heatherly-Mosley
Steve and Jeanene Heatherly of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter, Shennia DeAnn Heatherly, to Robert Luke Mosley, son of Mary Ann Elmore of Saltillo, and Rob and Gail Mosley of Mooreville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Harold and Sue Ann Heatherly of Marietta, and the late Harold and Pearl Graham of Mantachie.
She is a 2007 graduate of Mantachie High School. She is a student at Itawamba Community College and an employee of Landmark Nursing and Rehab Center in Booneville. She soon will be employed at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Lucelle Evans of the Evergreen community and the late John Evans; Jim and Yvonne Mann of New Albany; and the late Jimmy Mosley of Mooreville.
He is a 2005 graduate of Itawamba Agricultural High School. He is a May 2009 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in forest management. He is a graduate student at MSU.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 24, 2009, at Ozark Baptist Church. A reception will follow at the church. Family and friends are invited.
Murphy-Lollar
The parents of Jennifer Lynn Murphy and Brandon Neal Lollar announce the engagement of their children.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug McLarty of Saltillo. She is the granddaughter of Margaret Warren of Saltillo and the late Mitchelle Warren; Charlie Murphy of Baldwyn and the late James Murphy; and Betty McLarty of Saltillo and the late Billy Joe McLarty.
She is a 2005 graduate of Baldwyn High School and a 2008 graduate of Itawamba Community College with an associate degree in physical therapist assistant technology. She is a physical therapist assistant at Elite Physical Therapy in Saltillo and a coach at Elite Gymnastics II in Tupelo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Lollar of Mooreville, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Medford Roberts.
He is a 2005 graduate of Mooreville High School, where he was a member of Beta Club, FBLA and FFA. He is a merchandising specialist at Best Buy in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009, at Crosspointe Fellowship in Nettleton. A reception will follow at the fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited.

Weeden-Forsyth
Jimmy and Mona Weeden of Pontotoc announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodi Lynn Weeden, to Joshua Glynn Forsyth, son of Glynn and LaJune Forsyth of New Albany.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sallie Bee Weeden of Pontotoc and the late Hollin Weeden, and Alton and Earnestine Holden of Etta.
She is a 2004 graduate of West Union High School at Myrtle. She attended Northeast Mississippi Community College. She is a real estate agent with T.U.P. Realty in Tupelo and the owner of Bella Donna Salon in Tupelo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Etoyle Forsyth of Memphis and the late Leonard Forsyth, and Ivory Cobb of New Albany and the late Ray Cobb.
He is a 2004 graduate of Myrtle High School. He attended Northeast Mississippi Community College. He is an auto body technician with Dossett Big 4 in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009, at the old Hale farm in the Hurricane community. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Bell-Holditch
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Carlton Bell III of Starkville announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Foley Bell, to John Robert Holditch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert William Holditch of Ripley.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Harry Carlton Bell Jr. of Starkville and the late Mr. Bell, and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Everett Lander of Escatawpa.
She is a graduate of Starkville Academy. She earned a bachelor of accountancy degree and a master of taxation degree, both at Mississippi State University. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She is a tax senior associate with KPMG, LLP in Memphis.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lloyd Hurt of Ripley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Dillard Holditch.
He is a graduate of Ripley High School. He earned a bachelor of accountancy degree and a master of taxation degree, both at Mississippi State University. He was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He is a tax consultant in Memphis.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church in Starkville. A reception will follow at 1650 Longview Road in Starkville.
Neighbors-Turner
Jeff and Carrie McCoy of Mantachie, and Greg Neighbors of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla LaShay Neighbors, to Bryan Anthony Turner, son of Lori Montoya of Laguna Beach, Calif., and Roy Turner of Lubbock, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of David and Pat Brown of Mantachie; Paul Poteet of Mantachie; Linda McCoy of Guntown; Hebert and Eula Neighbors of Forrest City, Ark.; Sandra Hamilton of Somerville, Tenn.; and the late Joe Raines.
She is a 2008 graduate of Mantachie High School. She attends Itawamba Community College and plans to pursue a degree in elementary education.
The prospective groom is the grandson of George Turner of Kerrville, Texas; Sandy Turner of San Clemente, Calif.; and Kathy Montoya of San Clemente, and the late Larry Montoya.
He is a graduate of San Clemente High School in San Clemente. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He is serving in the United States Marine Corps. He is stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009, at the Mantachie First Baptist Church. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Dillard-Huey
Thomas and Marilyn Dillard of Cherry Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Marie Dillard, to Jeremy Kyle Huey, son of Tracy and Melissa Huey of Ecru.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lela Mae Dillard of Pontotoc and the late Elake Dillard, and the late Alfred and Janice Patton of New Castle, Ind.
She is a 2006 honor graduate of North Pontotoc High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Itawamba Community College, where she earned an associate of applied science degree in business and office technology. She is employed at McCoy’s Grocery in Ecru.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Doris Huey of Friendship and the late Herbert Huey, and Rachel Bland of Buckhorn and the late Winfred Bland.
He is a 2005 graduate of North Pontotoc High School. He is employed at Pontotoc Spring Manufacturing in Pontotoc.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Oct. 17, 2009, at Cairo Baptist Church at Ecru. A reception will follow in the Family Life Center. Family and friends are invited.

For an announcement please call 678-1586.

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