Kimberly Bingham of Booneville and Marlon and Julie Bingham of Booneville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacki-Lea Whitley Bingham, to Caleb Lamar Alford, son of Jimmy and Amy Alford of Woodland.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Whitley and the late William Thomas Whitley, Lakue Bingham and Thirmon Bingham, all of Booneville.
Miss Bingham is a 2008 hall of fame and Mississippi Scholar graduate of Booneville High School. She is also a 2012 magna cum laude graduate from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of accountancy. While attending MSU she was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi.
She is employed as an accountant in Sponsored Programs Accounting at Mississippi State.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lancaster of Woodland, the late Albert Bingham Gore of Eupora, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Modis Alford of Houston. He is the great-grandson of Mary Hood of Eupora.
Mr. Alford is a 2008 honors graduate of Houston High School. He is also a 2012 cum laude graduate from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of accountancy. While attending MSU he was a member of Beta Alpha Psi. He is employed in Facilities Management at Mississippi State.
The couple will exchange vows on Aug. 31 2013, at 6 p.m.. at the Holiday Inn Resort in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.