Lowery and Faith McGee of Hickory announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabitha Lee, to Justin Rickey Chaney, son of Rickey and Brenda Chaney of Little Rock.
The wedding will be Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at 4 p.m. at Hickory Baptist Church.
Miss McGee is the granddaughter of Molly McGee of Hickory and the late Joseph McGee, and the late Cecil and Mary Melton of Chunky.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Newton County High School and received an associate's degree from East Central Community College. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and is currently pursuing her master's degree at Mississippi State University.
Miss McGee is employed by the Newton County Schools.
Mr. Chaney is the grandson of Lavern Chaney of Little Rock and the late J.R. Chaney, Margene Smith of Little Rock and the late John H. Smith. He is the great-grandson of Mrs. Orell Graham of Little Rock.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Newton County High School and received an associate's degree from East Central Community College. He earned a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.
Mr. Chaney is employed by Newton County Schools.
A reception will be held at Hickory Baptist Church following the ceremony.
Family and friends are invited to attend.