The Meridian Star
Dane Gressett and Erica Gressett announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Taylor, to James William Orr, son of John and Jennifer Orr of Eureka, Mo.
The couple were engaged on Sept. 21, 2012, and the wedding will be Saturday June 8, 2013, at Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church in Meridian.
Miss Gressett is the granddaughter of Sam and Sue Gressett of Meridian, Paul and Judy Wilcox of Meridian, and Kendall Blake and the late Rebecca Blake of Madison.
The bride-elect is a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in English literature. She is also a graduate of Meridian High School.
Mr. Orr is the grandson of Jim and Margaret Anne Orr of Corinth, and William Huggins and the late Sandra Huggins of St. Clair, Mo.
The bridegroom-elect is a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi College with degrees in computer science and mathematics. He is also a graduate of Tupelo High School.
A reception will be held at Soule’ Steam Feed Works in Meridian.
The couple will make their home in St Louis, Mo., where Mr. Orr will attend Washington University to pursue a doctorate degree in computer science.