Miss Kelly, Tankesly to recite vows Oct. 2

Published 12:05 am Sunday, September 5, 2010

The engagement of Ashley Elizabeth Kelly to Christopher Michael Tankesly, both of Vicksburg, is announced today. Vows will be exchanged at 6 p.m. Oct. 2, 2010, at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center. A reception will follow. All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Miss Kelly is the daughter of Ken and Christy Pecanty of Vicksburg and Scott Kelly of Breaux Bridge, La. She is the granddaughter of Hugh and Frankie Wilkinson, Jerry and Glenda Kelly and Jane Pecanty and the late Mitch Pecanty, all of Vicksburg.

Mr. Tankesly is the son of Vickie Tankesly and the late Thomas Tankesly of Vicksburg. He is the grandson of Betty Jean Hinson and the late Robert Hinson and the late Charlotte and Ed Tankesly, all of Vicksburg.

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The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Warren Central High School, where she served as yearbook editor and was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and band.

She attended Hinds Community College.

Miss Kelly is employed in the production department at The Vicksburg Post.

The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Chamberlain-Hunt Academy, where he was a member of the National Honor Society and Student Government.

Mr. Tankesly is a traffic homicide investigator for the Vicksburg Police Department.