Miss Dorbeck to wed Mr. Hurston Dec. 18

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The engagement of Lauren Marie Dorbeck to Joseph Wesley Hurston Jr., both of Jackson, is announced today. Vows will be exchanged at 6 p.m. Dec. 18, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church of Vicksburg. A reception will follow at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

Miss Dorbeck is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tod Dorbeck of Vicksburg and Mr. and Mrs. Joel Crowder of South Hill, Va.

She is the granddaughter of Bruce Dorbeck of Vicksburg and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kennedy of South Hill.

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Mr. Hurston is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hurston of Hattiesburg.

He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Therrell of Ellisville and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hurston of Germantown.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Warren Central High School, where she served as Key Club secretary. She was a member of Vicksburg Cotillion Club and Sub-Debs.

She attended Mississippi State University, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and Fashion Board.

Miss Dorbeck is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Oak Grove High School, where he was a member of the Hall of Fame.

He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi honor societies.

Mr. Hurston is a third-year medical student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.