Miss Bozeman, Wilkerson planning Dec. 16 wedding at Redeemer Church

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stephens Bozeman Jr. of Hazlehurst announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Grace Bozeman, to Hunter Ross Wilkerson, son of Dr. and Mrs. Bobby Sharp Wilkerson of Ridgeland.

Miss Bozeman is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson Tisdale Jr. and the late Dr. and Mrs. Carl Stephens Bozeman Sr., all of Hazlehurst. Wilkerson is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wayne Pearson of Brandon, and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Wilkerson of Pearl.

The bride-elect was graduated with honors from Copiah Academy in 2011. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with honors from Mississippi State University in 2015, after which she attended the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing, receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children’s of Mississippi.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2011 honors graduate of Jackson Preparatory School. He received a bachelor’s degree with honors in exercise science with a minor in chemistry from the University of Mississippi in 2015. He is a third-year medical student at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

The couple will exchange vows on December 16 at Redeemer Church.



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