Mr. and Mrs. Otis L. Gough Jr. of Meridian announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellie Leigh, to Buddy Pickard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford R. Pickard Sr. of Meridian.
The wedding will be Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at 7:30 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Meridian.
Miss Gough is the granddaughter of Imogene Gough of Meridian and the late Otis L. Gough Sr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Dovie Smith of Union.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Clarkdale Attendance Center and attended Meridian Community College. She is employed by Central Financial Services Inc.
Mr. Pickard is the grandson of Thelma Pickard and the late Leland "Ted" Pickard, and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Glenn, all of Meridian.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Clarkdale Attendance Center. He is employed by Glass Inc.
A reception will be held in the Family Life Center following the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend.