Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James “Jay” Russell of Calhoun City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Denise Russell, to William Bradley Skelton of Bellefontaine.

Miss Russell is the granddaughter of James Robert Russell of Bentley and Margaret Moore Russell of Big Creek. She is also the granddaughter of Ellen McCard and the late Larry McCard of Ashburn, Ga., and Connie Byars of Calhoun City.

Miss Russell is a graduate of Holmes Community College, where she obtained her associate’s degree in nursing.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Skelton of Bellefontaine. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Green of Bellefontaine. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Skelton of Bellefontaine and the late Jerry and Jackie Clark of Mooreville, La.

Mr. Skelton is a graduate of East Mississippi Community College, where he obtained a degree in drafting and design. He is now working at Gulf States in Starkville.

The wedding will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Walthall Baptist Church with a reception to follow at the Springhill Schoolhouse. No local invitations are being sent out. All family and friends are invited.

Jessica Denise Russell and William Bradley Skelton

Jessica Denise Russell and William Bradley Skelton