Miss Yates and Stacy to wed in December 2 ceremony at Northminster Baptist

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Allan Yates Jr. of Ridgeland announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Elizabeth “Ellie” GunnerYates, to James Coleman Stacy, son of Mr.   and Mrs. James Larry Stacy.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gunner Schull of Honolulu and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Allan Yates of Jackson. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Thomas Edwin Bruton of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Shackleford of Hollandale, and Mrs. Charles A. Stacy Jr. of Ridgeland and the late Mr. Stacy.

Miss Yates is a 2012 graduate of Jackson Academy. She attended the University of Southern California and was graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2016. While in college she was a member of both school’s tennis teams and graduated with a degree in communications. Miss Yates was presented by the Debutante Club of Mississippi in 2013. She is a valuation associate with CBRE in Jackson.

Stacy is a 2012 graduate of Jackson Academy. He was graduated cum laude in 2016 from Mississippi State University with a degree in business administration, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He is a sales representative with Capitol Hardware in Ridgeland.

The couple will exchange vows December 2 at Northminster Baptist Church with a reception to follow at the Railroad District.




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