Williamson to marry Slaughter

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 21, 2010

Hollis and Clarissa Williamson of Covington, Tenn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanndolyn Ronita of Memphis, to Derrick Gomez Slaughter, also of Memphis. Mr. Slaughter is the son of Jackel Slaughter of Vicksburg and George Gibson Jr. of Elmont, N.Y.

Miss Williamson is the granddaughter of the late Ed Louise and Mercy Williamson of Covington.

Mr. Slaughter is the grandson of Terry Slaughter and the late Modell Slaughter and the late George Gibson Sr. and Ruby Gibson, all of Vicksburg.

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The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Covington High School, where she was a member of the No. 1 Club, FHA, cheerleading and choir.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in family consumer counseling from Tennessee State University.

Miss Williamson is a teacher/counselor at Youth Villages.

The prospective groom is a 1986 graduate of Vicksburg High School, where he was a member of FCA and the football and track teams.

He attended Alcorn State University.

Mr. Slaughter is a community counselor supervisor for Compass Intervention Center.

The wedding will be at 3 p.m. April 3, 2010, at Great Grove Street M.B. Church. A reception will follow at St. Mary’s Center. All relatives and friends are invited to attend.