Weddings/Engagements

Butler-Swan

Angela Butler and Eric Swan, both of Amory, were united in marriage June 26, 2004, in Amory. Dr. Allen Simpson officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Butler of Amory. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russ Butler of Mantee, and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Weaver of Houston.

The groom is the son of Ronnie Swan and Bonnie Swan, both of Amory. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Short, and Frances Swan, all of Amory.

The bride wore a strapless gown in white with metallic embroidery, crystals, sequins and bugle beading accenting the fitted satin bodice, and a full tulle skirt with beaded applique motifs and a chapel train. Her layered veil with satin cording and rhinestones was gathered to a rhinestone beaded tiara.

Michelle George of Aberdeen, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Jennifer Brewer of Amory was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kim Swan, sister-in-law of the bride, of Smithville, Sha Miller of Amory, Fran Duke of Amory and Kyndle Powell of Columbus. Cambria Thompson of Amory, cousin of the groom, was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore two-piece, black satin dresses with fitted strapless bodices decorated with rhinestone studs and A-line skirts.

Justin Swan of Smithville, brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Patrick Swan of Amory, brother of the groom; William George of Aberdeen, brother-in-law of the groom; Trey Brunetti of Amory; Tony Brown of Monticello; and Joey McAlister of Calhoun City. The junior best man was Noah Swan of Amory, son of the bride and groom. Matt Swan of Smithville, nephew of the groom, was ringbearer.

After a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla., and Cocoa Beach, Fla., the couple is living in Amory. The bride is an ultrasound technician at the Imaging Center in Columbus, and the groom is a welder at Triton Boats in Prairie.

Orsborn-Walker

Wayne and Vel Orsborn of Okolona announce the engagement of their daughter, Kandy Orsborn, to Rodney Walker, son of Freddie Walker of Tupelo and the late Lamar Walker.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of William and Christine McCarver of Tupelo, and the late E.R. and Beatrice Bruce of Tupelo.

She attended Mooreville High School and Itawamba Community College. She is employed as an online banking specialist at BancorpSouth Bank in Tupelo.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Shannon High School. He is employed as production manager at H.M. Richards in Baldwyn.

The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Jan. 1, 2005, at South Green Baptist Church in Tupelo. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

Gamberini-Garland

Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Gamberini of Greenville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Lea Gamberini, to Robert Dean Garland Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Garland Sr. of Dyer, Tenn.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Geno Gamberini, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hiler, all of Greenville.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Pat Cupples of Dyer, Tenn., and the late John Cupples, and Francis Garland of Mayfield, Ky., and the late James Garland.

The bride-elect is a 1988 graduate of Saint Joseph High School in Greenville. She received a bachelor of science degree in 1990 from the University of Southern Mississippi.

The prospective groom is a 1990 graduate of Gibson County High School in Dyer, Tenn. He was a member of the Honor Society, and the football and baseball teams. He is a 1994 graduate of Union University in Jackson with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He was president of Alpha Tau Omega. He is the senior manager at Federal Express Ground in Lafayette, La.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Jan. 1, 2005, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Greenville. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. Family and friends are invited.

Pitts-Summers

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pitts of Mantachie announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Amanda Priscilla Pitts, to Mark Evan Summers, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Summers of Tupelo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Franks of Mantachie, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Horace Pitts of Tremont.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Summers of Belden, and Wilma Ferbruche Chase of Buffalo, Okla., and the late Albert Chase.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Mantachie High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy at the University of Mississippi and a doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is a clinical pharmacist for North Mississippi Medical Center Infusion Services.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Tupelo High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture at Mississippi State University. He is the owner of Lakefront Properties in Tupelo.

The couple will exchange vows at 1 p.m. Jan. 8, 2005, at the Chapel of Memories on the campus of Mississippi State University in Starkville. A reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Hotel Chester in downtown Starkville. Family and friends are invited.

Putnam-Dobbs

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Putnam of Ellisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndi Lane Putnam, to Solon Carter Dobbs III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carter Dobbs Jr.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baughn, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Putnam, all of Pickens.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Carter Dobbs Sr. of Calhoun City and the late Kathleen Dobbs, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Leech of Amory.

The bride-elect is a graduate of South Jones High School in Ellisville. She earned a bachelor of science degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is an occupational therapist at Jackson & Newton.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Amory High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Mississippi. He is a law student at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Jan. 8, 2005, at Ellisville First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the Train Depot in Laurel. Family and friends are invited.

Carter-Ling

Barry Carter and Sonya Scribner of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandi Kaye Carter, to Jason Anthony Ling, son of Anthony Ling of Tupelo and Janis Patrick of Saltillo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sue Carter of Ripley and the late Warren Carter, and Kaye Darnell of El Paso, Texas, and the late Russ Darnell.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Charles and Shirley Borden of Corinth, and Margaret DeVeny of Saltillo and the late Gurthie Ling.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Ripley High School. She earned an associate's degree in liberal arts at Northeast Mississippi Community College. She is a student at the University of Mississippi and will graduate in May 2005.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Tupelo High School. He was a member of the golf team from 1993-1997. He attended Itawamba Community College. He is a small business owner in Tupelo.

The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony on Jan. 8, 2005. Family and friends are invited to a reception at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Bel Air Center in Tupelo.

Morgan-Anderson

Vickie Morgan and Todd Anderson announce their engagement.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Martha Morgan of Amory and the late Larry Morgan of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Victor and Kathryn Morgan of Tupelo, the late Laura Ryals of Clarksdale and the late Tom Westpheling of Plano, Texas.

The prospective groom is the son of Michael and Brenda Anderson of Perkinston. He is the grandson of Helen and Tilmon Schumpert, and Andy and Pearl Anderson, all of Perkinston.

The bride-elect is an honor graduate of Amory High School, where she was the recipient of the Golden Panther Award and the Mary Kirkpatrick Haskell Scholarship. She is an honor graduate of Itawamba Community College with an associate of arts degree. She was Miss ICC and a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She received a bachelor's degree in educational psychology from Mississippi State University, where she was a member of Omicron Delta Pi educational honor society. She was Miss Tupelo and a top 10 semifinalist in the Miss Mississippi Pageant. She is pursuing a master's degree in counseling and a bachelor of music education degree at Delta State University. She is the accompanist for the First United Methodist Church in Cleveland and a part-time pianist for St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Amory.

The prospective groom is an honor graduate of Stone High School in Wiggins. He earned an associate of science degree at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He was the recipient of the HEADWAE Award, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Hall of Fame. He earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering at Mississippi State University, where he was a university ambassador. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in commercial aviation at Delta State University. He is employed by Delta and Pine Land in Scott.

The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Jan. 8, 2004, at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Amory. A dinner reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.

McMickin-Batchelor

Mr. and Mrs. Randall McMickin of Tupelo announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole McMickin, to Keith Brian Batchelor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dane Batchelor of Falkner.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mildred Swann of Verona and the late Audery Swann, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Furman McMickin of Tupelo.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Batchelor of Lakeland, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gaskins of Cordova, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thompson of Cordova, Tenn.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Tupelo High School. She earned a bachelor of business administration degree at the University of Mississippi.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Gateway Christian School in Memphis, where he was a President's Scholar. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of science degree in landscape contracting and management. He was a Dean's Scholar, a President's Scholar, and a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, American Society of Landscape Architecture and Associated Landscape Contractors of America. He is an employee of Brewer Pool and Landscaping Co. Inc. in Memphis.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Jan. 15, 2005, at the First Baptist Church in Verona. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited.

Credille-Tooley

Ricky and Ann Credille of Belmont announce the engagement of their daughter, Misti Ann Credille, to Elias Baker Tooley, son of Bruce and Beulah Tooley of Red Bay, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Clilon “Pete” and Lorene Credille of Belmont, and the late Cleborn and Marie Graham of Tremont.

The prospective groom is the grandson of William and Betty Tooley of Louisville, Ky., and Katie Tiffin of Red Bay, Ala., and the late Alex Tiffin.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Belmont High School. She is a May 2003 graduate of Northeast Mississippi Community College with an associate of applied science degree in nursing. She was a member of Campus Country and the Fellowship of Christian Nursing. She attended Mississippi State University, where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority and the Student Dietetics Association.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Ala. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of North Alabama with a bachelor of business administration degree in economics and finance. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and the Order of Omega. He is a lending officer with Colonial Bank in Red Bay, Ala.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Jan. 15, 2005, at New Bethel Baptist Church in Belmont. Family and friends are invited.

May-Morgan

Shonda Alise May of Pontotoc and Rob Christopher Morgan of Bruce were united in marriage Sept. 18, 2004, at Harrisburg Baptist Church in Tupelo. Dr. Forrest Sheffield officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry May of Pontotoc. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hiram McCreight, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James May, all of Pontotoc.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Morgan of Bruce. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lowe Sr. of Chattanooga, Tenn., and the late Katherine Lowe, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Morgan of Bruce.

The bride wore a formal gown of white Italian satin and sequins featuring a strapless empire bodice, a side-wrap A-line skirt and a chapel-length train accented with beading. Her waist-length veil of layered illusion edged in beading was gathered to a rhinestone and crystal tiara.

Dana May Spears of Pontotoc, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Winter Wardlaw of Flowood, Vanessa Winter of Tupelo, Lauren Strider of Oxford, Gina Ritchie Morgan of Pontotoc and Anna Cheatham Morgan of Belden. Hannah Kathryn Morgan of Pontotoc was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of lipstick taffeta with strapless gathered bodices and A-line skirts.

William Morgan, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were William Earl Morgan Jr. of Pontotoc, Richard Bryant Morgan of Belden, Joshua Chad Morgan of Bruce, Jerry Allan Plunk of Bruce and Michael Brent Spears of Pontotoc. Ushers were James Garrett Lowe of Chattanooga, Alan Hampton Lowe of Chattanooga, Larry Chad Winter of Brandon, Bennie Heath Childs of Tupelo, Gregory Mault Collums of Pontotoc and Whitney Allen Casey of Vardaman. Richard Bryant Morgan Jr. of Belden was ringbearer.

A reception followed in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Jamaica, the couple lives in Tupelo. The bride is a CT technologist at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The groom is employed by Triple M Construction and the North Mississippi Medical Center Wellness Center in Tupelo.

Hassell-Grass

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Taylor announce the engagement of their daughter, Patricia Ann Hassell, to Robert David Grass Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert David Grass.

The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Dec. 31, 2004, at the Pontotoc County Club. A reception will follow.

Putnam-Dobbs

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Putnam of Ellisville announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndi Lane Putnam, to Solon Carter Dobbs III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carter Dobbs Jr.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Baughn, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Putnam, all of Pickens.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Carter Dobbs Sr. of Calhoun City and the late Kathleen Dobbs, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Leech of Amory.

The bride-elect is a graduate of South Jones High School in Ellisville. She earned a bachelor of science degree at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is an occupational therapist at Jackson & Newton.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Amory High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Mississippi. He is a law student at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Jan. 8, 2005, at Ellisville First United Methodist Church. A reception will follow at the Train Depot in Laurel. Family and friends are invited.

Alred-Jones

Casey Alred of Tupelo and Blake Jones of Athens, Ala., were united in marriage Oct. 16, 2004, at Mount Vernon Place in Tupelo. The Rev. Eddie Wren officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Larry Alred of Nettleton and Pat Alred of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Ruby C. Alred of Picayune and Mollie Bell Williams of Amory.

The groom is the son of Larry Jones and Paula Jones of Athens, Ala. He is the grandson of Polly Robin Jones of Pulaski, Tenn.

The bride wore a princess-style gown in white tulle accented with pearls and flowers and designed with a V-neckline, a full tulle skirt and a cathedral-length tulle train. Her waist-length veil was illusion accented with pearls.

Tiffany Alred Von Hiltgen of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, was matron of honor. Leigh Ann Sullivan of Starkville was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brandi Morris Dabbs of Nettleton, Ashley Regan Dawe of Oxford, Michelle L. Senter of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Melissa C. Barron of Gainesville, Fla., and Mindi Pounders Ma of Starkville. Olivia Kate Von Hiltgen of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore full-length gowns of black satin with V-necklines and crystal beading.

Larry W. Jones, father of the groom, and Crutcher Smith of Canyon City, Colo., were best men. Groomsmen were Casey Chance Jones of Pulaski, Tenn., Chad Jones of Pulaski, Tenn., Randy Paul Jones of Madison, Ala., Daniel Whitt of Astoria, N.Y., and Albert Ma Jr. of Starkville.

A reception followed at Mount Vernon Place.

After a wedding trip to Verana in Yelapa, Mexico, the couple lives in Nashville, Tenn.

Ard-Spruill

Natasha Ard and Joshua C. Spruill, both of Pontotoc, were united in marriage Oct. 30, 2004, at the Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church. Chris Moody officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Donald and Patricia Ard of Pontotoc. She is the granddaughter of Olene May of Pontotoc and the late Hubert May, and Dorothy Ard of South Carolina and the late D.B. Ard of Pontotoc.

The groom is the son of Robbie Spruill of Pontotoc and Gary Spruill of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Rita Spruill of Tupelo and the late Edgar “Sonny” Spruill, and the late Toy and Lella Collums of Pontotoc.

The bride wore a formal, A-line gown in white with long sleeves and a medium train. Her veil was gathered to a flowered headpiece.

Melissa Montgomery of Pontotoc was matron of honor, and Brandi Meeks of Pontotoc was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Trena Grimes, Reagan May, Cinda Cox and Tiffany Houser, all of Pontotoc, B.J. Young of Fulton and Melissa Stone of Tupelo. Flower girls were Anna Clarre McQuary of Etta and Kera Faith Heatherly of Pontotoc. The bridesmaids wore long, red, A-line dresses with short sleeves and fitted bodices.

Gary Spruill of Tupelo was best man. Groomsmen were Chris Spruill, Greg Spruill and Adam Spruill, all of Houston, Troy Montgomery and Mitch Ward of Pontotoc, and Richard Stoker of Eupora. Ushers were Brian Robertson of Tupelo and Noble Roye of Pontotoc. Zan Robertson of Tupelo was ringbearer.

A reception followed in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Chattanooga, Tenn., the couple lives in Pontotoc. The bride is a student at Itawamba Community College. The groom is an employee of MDOT in Pontotoc.

Homan-Doty

Kimberly Jean Homan and Ruben Thomas Doty II, both of Tupelo, were united in marriage Aug. 21, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo. Dr. Bryan Collier officiated.

The bride is the daughter of James and Jean Homan of Long Beach. She is the granddaughter of the late B.W. and May Homan of Tupelo, and the late Richard and Essie Poole of Pontotoc.

The groom is the son of Gillie Anne Doty and Tommy Doty, both of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Gillie Harmon of Pontotoc and the late Carl Harmon, and the late A.O. “Red” and Roberta Doty of Tupelo.

The bride wore a gown of white Italian satin featuring a strapless neckline trimmed in bugle beading, a side-draped, A-line skirt, shoestring lacing on the back of the gown and a chapel train. Her fingertip veil of layers of illusion was attached to a comb headpiece.

Kristi Buskirk of New Albany was maid of honor. She wore tea-length dress in champagne with organza bands edging the strapless neckline and the hem of the A-line skirt.

Ali Buskirk of New Albany and Demi Doty of Tupelo were flower girls.

Tommy Doty of Tupelo was best man. Roman Doty of Tupelo was groomsman. Ushers were Ronald Coggins and Bill Cooley of Tupelo, David Reed of Memphis and Shawn Watson of Birmingham.

A reception followed at the Bel Air Center.

After a wedding trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple lives in Tupelo. The bride is an employee of Mitchell, McNutt & Sams P.A. in Tupelo, and the groom is the owner of Preferred Plumbing Inc. in Tupelo.

Carpenter-Summerford

Laura Carpenter and Jordan Summerford, both of Smithville, were united in marriage July 17, 2004, at the Christian Chapel Church of Christ in Hatley. Bro. Leslie Grant and Bro. Lee Gardner officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Sam and Becky Carpenter of Smithville. She is the granddaughter of Sally Pate of Una and the late John Newman, and the late Relder and Annie Carpenter.

The groom is the son of Ronnie and LaDonna Summerford of Smithville. He is the grandson of Doyle and Hilda Faye Summerford of Smithville, and Neva Alford of Houston and the late William Alford.

The bride wore a gown of white matte satin featuring a brocade strapless bodice detailed with pearls and sequins, and a full box pleated skirt with a chapel-length train. Her veil was fingertip length with a satin trim.

Tracy Hester of Smithville, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Brandy Sheffield, Lacy Carter and Leah Summerford, sister of the groom, all of Smithville, and Katie McDuffie of Oxford. Junior bridesmaids were Abby Roye of Pontotoc, niece of the groom, and Mary Miller Wright of Aberdeen. Emma Kate Hester of Smithville, niece of the bride, was flower girl. The bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of black taffeta with strapless fitted bodices.

Ronnie Summerford, father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Jason Christopher of Nettleton, and Randall Hester, Dee Bowling and Russ Bowling, all of Smithville. Junior groomsmen were Benjamin McTaggart of West Point and J.R. Wright of Aberdeen. Ushers were Dustin Burnett and Tristan Howell of Pontotoc, Brandon Johnson of Hatley, Steven Summerford of Smithville and Daniel Cook of West Point.

A reception followed in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Atlanta, Ga., the couple lives in Pontotoc. The bride is a student at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and a pharmacy technician at Wal-Mart in Pontotoc. The groom is a teacher and coach at South Pontotoc High School.

Davis-Getz

Michelle Leigh Davis and Aaron Lee Getz, both of Tupelo, were united in marriage Oct. 23, 2004, at Priceville Baptist Church in Tupelo. Bro. Tim Tutor officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Charles and Sandy Davis of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of the late Roger and Bessie Reese, and the late Charles and Ruth Davis, all of Tupelo.

The groom is the son of Bob and Regina Getz of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Anne and Richard Franklin of West Memphis, Ark., the late Eldridge Paul, and the late Leonard and Fleta Getz.

The bride wore a gown of ivory Italian satin featuring a scoop neckline; cap sleeves; accents of silver bugle beading, seed pearls and crystals on the fitted bodice and the side draped pleated waistline; and an A-line skirt.

Heather Floyd of Guntown was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lisa Dewitt of Saltillo, Lawanda Smith of Shannon and Riana Wurzburger of Santa Fe, N.M. Emiliee Dewitt of Saltillo was flower girl. The maid of honor and one bridesmaid wore silver shimmer dresses and silk scarves. Two bridesmaids wore lavender silk dresses.

Bob Thompson of Olive Branch was best man. Groomsmen were Mike Davis and Walter Franklin of Tupelo, and Jamie Richardson of Terry. Ushers were Andy McGarrh of Shannon and David Dewitt of Saltillo. Kolton Waddell of Hernando was ringbearer.

A reception followed in the church fellowship hall.

After a wedding trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple lives in Tupelo. The bride is an employee of Mastercuts in Tupelo, and the groom is an employee of Savings Oil Company in Tupelo.

Hollingsworth-Hewitt

Aimee Leigh Hollingsworth and Anthony Joshua Hewitt, both of Tupelo, were united in marriage July 17, 2004, at the First United Methodist Church in Tupelo. Albert Thomas Kenneth Hewitt, father of the groom, officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gordon Hollingsworth of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Martha Griffin Bickham of Vinemont, Ala., and the late Leslie Arthur Bickham, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gordon Hollingsworth Sr. of Hartselle, Ala.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thomas Kenneth Hewitt of Tupelo. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lawrence Westall of Nebo, N.C., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Jack Hewitt of Hickory, N.C.

The bride wore a formal gown of ivory Italian satin. Beaded bands of contrasting shades of cafe enhanced the off-the-shoulder neckline and fitted waist. Beaded cafe streamers trimmed the length of the chapel train. Her waist-length veil of layered illusion with an ivory satin ribbon was gathered to a pearl and crystal tiara.

Kristen Hollingsworth Zapp of Saltillo, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Cathy Denson, cousin of the bride, of Decatur, Ala., Lauren Hays, cousin of the bride, of Cullman, Ala., Kelsey Sheffield, niece of the groom, of Florence, Ala., and Caroline Stauffer of Tupelo. Shayne Hewitt of Selma, Ala., niece of the groom, was junior bridesmaid. Regan Hewitt of Selma, Ala., niece of the groom, was flower girl. Bridesmaids wore full-length strapless gowns in celadon satin with ivory ribbons around the fitted waists.

Anderson Jack Lawrence Hewitt of Selma, Ala., brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Ken Hewitt, brother of the groom, of Verona, Bart Phelps and Jason Smith of Tupelo, and Ben Zapp, brother-in-law of the bride, of Saltillo. Ushers were Hunter Griffin, nephew of the bride, of Cullman, Ala., Tommy Hewitt, nephew of the groom, of Verona, and Brandon Hewitt, nephew of the groom, of Verona.

A reception followed at Mount Vernon Place in Tupelo.

After a wedding trip to Walt Disney World Resort at Orlando, Fla., the couple lives in Saltillo. The bride is an employee of the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. The groom is an employee of Van Heusen-Bass in Tupelo.

Gamblin-McCall

Lostin and Luvertha Gamblin of Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Tonya Pleshette Gamblin, to Ricardo McCall, son of Chester and Vera McCall of Amory.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Aleen Odom of Forest and the late Austin Gamblin of Dayton, Ohio, and the late Rev. and Mrs. Milton Johnson of Meridian.

The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Mitchell of West Point, and the late Rev. and Mrs. LeRoy McCall of Jackson.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Fountain-Carson High School and Louisiana Tech University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree in mechanical engineering. She is employed with Viking Range Corporation as a senior refrigeration engineer.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Amory High School, Itawamba Community College and Mississippi Valley State University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in health, physical education and recreation. He is employed as a teacher and coach at Amory High School. He also is pursuing a master's degree in physical education at Mississippi State University.

The couple will exchange vows on Dec. 20, 2004, in Memphis.