David Strong of Natchez and Stacey Atkins of Vidalia announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Strong, to Lane Vestal, son of Sue Curry of Patterson, La.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Adams County Christian School in Natchez and a graduate of Alcorn State University in Lorman.
She is the granddaughter of Hyram and Sandra Copeland of Vidalia and Billy and Carolyn Strong of Natchez.
The groom-to-be is a graduate of Patterson High School and is employed by Baker-Hughes of Lafayette, La.
The wedding will be at 7 p.m., May 18, 2013, at Brandon Hall Plantation in Natchez.
A reception will follow.
Family and friends are invited.