Mr. and Mrs. James Davis of Crenshaw announce the engagement of their daughter, Vera Ann Davis, to Wesley Oneal Wells, son of Mr

Davis-Wells
Mr. and Mrs. James Davis of Crenshaw announce the engagement of their daughter, Vera Ann Davis, to Wesley Oneal Wells, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lee Wells of Tupelo.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jackson, and the late James O. Davis and Oscia B. Davis.
She is a graduate of North Panola High School at Sardis. She earned a bachelor of science degree at Tougaloo College. She is an ACH coordinator at BancorpSouth in Tupelo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Rev. and Mrs. John Wesley Campbell of Verona, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Wells of Tupelo.
He is a graduate of Tupelo High School. He attended Mississippi State University, where he was on the newspaper staff. He is self-employed in Tupelo.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. March 14, 2009, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tupelo. Family and friends are invited. A private reception will follow.
Malone-Roebuck
Patrick and Sandra Malone of Nettleton announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Malone, to Michael Roebuck, son of Debbie Roebuck of Nettleton.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Doris Malone of Nettleton and the late Robert Marion Malone, and Vernell McCollum of Nettleton and the late Billy McCollum.
She is a graduate of Nettleton High School. She was a cheerleader and a member of the 1997 state champion cheerleading squad. She is a 2005 graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelor of science degree in human sciences. Her studies concentrated on human development and family studies with emphasis in child development. She is employed at Happy Hearts Daycare in Nettleton.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Martha Millwood of Tupelo and the late Tip Quitman “Buddy” Millwood, and Nell Roebuck of Nettleton and the late Isaac Riley Roebuck.
He is a graduate of Nettleton High School. He played football and baseball, and he was a member of the 1998 state champion baseball team. He earned an associate of arts degree in forestry at Itawamba Community College. He is employed at the Lee County Agri-Center in Verona.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. March 21, 2009, at Palestine Baptist Church in Nettleton. A reception will follow. Family and friends are invited.
Lovell-Barton
Larry and Betty Lovell of Pontotoc announce the engagement of their daughter, Cyndee Lovell, to Roger Barton, son of Erskine and Jo Barton of Pontotoc.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late James and Catherine Walker of Algoma, and the late Gladney and Merle Lovell of Troy.
She is a graduate of South Pontotoc High School in Pontotoc. She attended Itawamba Community College. She is an employee of Tupelo Auto Sales.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Thomas and Claudia Barton, and the late Howard and Lois Vaughn, all of Pontotoc.
He is a graduate of Pontotoc High School in Pontotoc. He is an employee of McGregor and Sons Trucking in Thaxton.
The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. March 28, 2009, at Troy Baptist Church of Pontotoc. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Family and friends are invited.
Atwood-Caldwell
Maggie Franks Atwood and Chad Caldwell were united in marriage on Jan. 30, 2009.
The bride is the daughter of Vicki and John Surrette of Tupelo, and Gary and Kathy Franks of Fawn Grove. She is the granddaughter of the late Victor and Lois Broom of Fulton, and the late Harvey and Jackie Franks of Dorsey.
The groom is the son of Frank and Anita Caldwell of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Willie Frances Caldwell of Tupelo and the late Stanley Caldwell, and the late Lawrence and Louise Wesson of Baldwyn.
Gracie Ann Atwood, daughter of the bride, was maid of honor. Frank Caldwell, father of the groom, was best man.
The couple is living in Dorsey. The bride is an employee of DWC and Associates P.A. in Tupelo. The groom is an employee of Hunter Douglas of Tupelo.
A reception will be at 7 p.m. March 14, 2009, at the Bel Air Center. Family and friends are invited.
McWilliams-Ozbirn
The parents of Chelsey Marie McWilliams and Kelly Landon Ozbirn announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jon and Tammy McWilliams of Red Bay, Ala. She is the granddaughter of the late Elfrieda and John McWilliams, and the late Marylou and James P. Hunter.
She is a graduate of Red Bay High School, where she was an honor student and a member of the Hall of Fame. She was an honor roll student, Most Athletic, and active in basketball and track and field. She attended Northeast Mississippi Community College and Bevill State College, and played basketball.
The prospective groom is the son of Bro. Harold and Elaine Ozbirn of Fulton. He is the grandson of Lillion Rogers of Fulton and the late Travis Rogers, and the late Overland and Eloise Ozbirn of Red Bay, Ala.
He is a graduate of Emmanuel Christian School in Dennis, where he was an honor student and a basketball player. He earned an associate’s degree at Itawamba Community College. At ICC he was an honor student, a dean’s list student and a member of VICA. He is an auto technician at Davis Ford in Fulton.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. March 28, 2009, at the First Baptist Church in Red Bay, Ala. A reception will follow at the church. Family and friends are invited.
Wren-Carney
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Wren of Batesville announce the engagement of their daughter, Elisabeth Ann Wren, to James Perrin Carney III, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Perrin Carney II of Madison.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Crook of Amory; the late Griffin Ritter of Amory; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wren of Greenwood Springs.
She graduated from South Panola High School in 2001. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied elementary education. She is employed by Highland Elementary School in the Madison County School District as a fourth-grade teacher.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Melba Chesney of Meridian and the late Marvin Chesney; Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Gunn of Meridian; and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Perrin Carney of Meridian.
He graduated from Jackson Preparatory School in 1999. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where he studied real estate and mortgage finance. He is employed by Heritage Construction Company as a project coordinator for new development.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. March 14, 2009, at Batesville First United Methodist Church.
Medlin-Bolen
Shannon Medlin of Blue Mountain and Brandon Bolen of Tupelo were united in marriage Dec. 27, 2008, at the Chapel at the Park in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The Rev. Timothy McIntyre officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Steve and Miranda Medlin of Blue Mountain. She is the granddaughter of Eunice Mabry of New Albany, the late Swepton Mabry of Senatobia, and J.T. and Marie Medlin of Blue Mountain.
The groom is the son of Barry and Shirley Bolen of Tupelo. He is the grandson of the late Audie Ray Dill, the late Bertha Brazeal Mize, and the late Herbert and Junita Bolen, all of Tupelo.
A reception followed in Gatlinburg.
The couple took their honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and Omaha, Neb.
The bride is an orthodontist assistant for Dr. Robert Perry in Corinth. The groom is a diagnosis imaging technologist for the United States Air Force. They will move to Barksdale Air Force Base in April.
Fournier-Ray
Lillian Marie Fournier of Biloxi and Michael Jordan Ray of Pontotoc were united in marriage Oct. 4, 2008, at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Biloxi. Father Patrick Mockler officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley E. Fournier of Biloxi. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Toby Emile of Biloxi; Mr. and Mrs. Sam West of Gulfport; and the late Houston J. Peterson of Gulfport.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Ray of Pontotoc. He is the grandson of Martha Ray of Pontotoc and the late Billy Rex Ray, and Mr. and Mrs. Max Akins of Pontotoc.
The bride wore an Alvina Valenta gown of ivory silk duchess satin in a soft fluted design with a draped bodice, a V-neckline, a deep V-back, an empire waist with beaded trim, and a sweep train.
Maggie Lea Fournier of Biloxi was maid of honor. Christine Gremillion Ray of Council Bluffs, Iowa, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Otie Latham Heubach of Jackson, Lindsey Magliola Hogan of Oxford, Amanda Howarth Holloway of Tupelo, Deborah Whitney Ray of Pontotoc and Emily Howell Stringer of Starkville. Flower girls were Macy Cecile Akins of Maitland, Fla., and Madeline Elizabeth Peterson of Gulfport. The bridesmaids wore two-piece Watters and Watters gowns of meadow dupioni silk with strapless, draped bodices and floor-length skirts.
Robert A. Ray of Pontotoc and Robert Evan Ray of Council Bluffs, Iowa, were best men. Groomsmen were Lee Gabbert Hogan of Oxford, Robert Gilland Hughes of Mobile, Ala., Neal Narendra Patel of Greenville, Ryan Christopher Rosson of Madison and Ronald Wayne Winter Jr. of Memphis. Ushers were Jon Mark Jordan of Madison, Jonathan David Loftin of Destin, Fla., Michael Patrick Lyons of Austin, Texas, and Michael Andrew Ryder of Tuscaloosa, Ala.. Jacob Dewayne Knapp of Gulfport was ringbearer.
A reception followed at the Sacred Heart Center in Biloxi.
The couple will take a vacation trip to Italy and France in the spring. They live in Jackson. The bride is employed at the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. The groom will graduate in May 2009 from the University of Mississippi Medical School.
Miller-Scruggs
Susan Grace Miller and Robert Tyler Scruggs, both of Tupelo, were united in marriage on Oct. 10, 2008, at the Colonel’s Quarters at Castle Hill Resort in Oxford. The Rev. Ricky Young officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Miller of Tupelo. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Leroy Miller of Corinth, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hightower Davis of Corinth.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Scott Scruggs of Tupelo. He is the grandson of Emma Golson Scruggs of Cullman, Ala., and the late Herman Robert Scruggs, and the late Ora Lee Meador of Tupelo.
The bride wore a diamond white gown with an all over design of embroidery, crystals and bugle beads. The gown was designed with a strapless fitted bodice, a sweetheart neckline and an A-line skirt. Her fingertip veil and crystal tiara coordinated with the gown.
Jenni Lauren Beasley of Tupelo was maid of honor. Lauren Grace Boehms of Tupelo was bridesmaid. They wore formal, floor-length, fitted gowns in light coffee satin with strapless bodices and cream sashes. Elizabeth Katelyn Gregory of Tupelo was flower girl.
Robert Scott Scruggs of Tupelo was best man. Nathan Scott Scruggs of Tupelo was groomsman. Ushers were Justin Adam Herndon, Justin Dale Loden, Blake David Miller and Thomas Duane Taylor, all of Tupelo.
A reception followed at the Colonel’s Quarters.
After a honeymoon in Destin, Fla., the couple is living in Oxford. The bride is a student at the University of Mississippi and an employee of The Weather Vane in Oxford. The groom is a student at the University of Mississippi and an employee of the Home Depot in Oxford.

Judy McGhee