Priestly and Janice Taylor of Meridian announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Frances, to John Mark Snowden, son of Timothy and Sherry Snowden of Meridian.
The wedding will be held Friday, March 8, 2002, at 7 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church.
Miss Taylor is the granddaughter of Lamar Taylor of Meridian and the late Jewell Taylor; Vivian and Oleane Mathis of Quitman.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Clarkdale Attendance Center and received a bachelor's degree in hospitality management from the University of Southern Mississippi. While attending USM, she was a member of PCMA, Golden Key International Honor Society and Eta Sigma Delta.
Miss Taylor is employed by Baymont Inn and Suites of Hattiesburg.
Mr. Snowden is the grandson of Charles and Rita Snowden, and Jerry Heblon, all of Meridian.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Meridian High School. He is attending the University of Southern Mississippi, where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in construction engineering and technology.
At USM, he is a member of the Student Contractors, Sigma Lambda Chi, the National Association of Home Builder and Golden Key International Honor Society.
Mr. Snowden will be employed by Centex Homes in Orlando, Fla., after graduation in May.
A reception will be held at the church's family life center following the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend.