Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams of Meridian announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Nicole, to Matthew Ryan Hearn, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hearn of Quitman.
The wedding will be Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church in Whynot.
Miss Williams is the granddaughter of Virginia R. Butler and the late Grady E. Butler, the late Preston Williams, Burlie Mae Williams Smith and Bennie Smith, all of Meridian.
The bride-elect is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in accounting. She is a staff accountant with James I. Barber, PLLC, CPA.
Mr. Hearn is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gentry of Okolona, and the late Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Hearn of Quitman.
The bridegroom-elect is a honor graduate of Meridian Community College. He is a senior computer programmer/analyst with the city of Meridian.
A reception will be held at the church following the ceremony.
Family and friends are invited to attend.