Miss Spragins and Prewitt planning December 9 ceremony in Oxford

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Franklin Spragins of Marion, Ark. announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Gunn Spragins, to Jason Reed Prewitt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Eugene Prewitt of Clinton.

Dr. Spragins is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Woodley Gunn of Lena, and Imogene Henley Spragins and the late Homer Franklin Spragins of Minter City.

The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Marion High School in Marion. She attended the University of Mississippi and earned a bachelor degree in communication sciences and disorders in 2008. She graduated in 2013 with a doctorate of audiology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Spragins is an assistant professor within the Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Pediatric Audiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Wade Melton Jr. of Jackson, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wilburn Prewitt of Clinton.

Prewitt is a 2005 graduate of Clinton High School. He attended Mississippi College where he was a member of the Choctaw baseball team and graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He is associated with the family business, Prewitt Contract Services, Inc. in Clinton.

The couple will exchange vows December 9, at 6 p.m. at Paris-Yates Chapel on the campus of the University of Mississippi with a reception to follow at The Powerhouse in Oxford.


Following a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple will live in Madison.


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