Miss Giffin, Mr. Coker to recite vows Nov. 19

Published 1:15 am Sunday, October 24, 2010

The engagement of Melissa Lee Giffin to Joshua Thomas Coker, both of Huntsville, Ala., is announced today. Vows will be exchanged in a private ceremony on Nov. 19, 2010. A reception will be held Nov. 20 at Mississippi State University. All relatives and friends are invited to attend the reception.

Miss Giffin is the daughter of Jane Posey Giffin and Dr. Robert Lee Giffin, both of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Marjorie Woodruff Giffin of Louisville.

Mr. Coker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Coker of Huntsville.

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The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Vicksburg High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2006 from Mississippi State University, where she graduated cum laude in 2007 with a Master of Business Administration degree.

Miss Giffin is employed with Rahmati Law Firm LLC in Huntsville.

The prospective groom is a 2002 graduate of Starkville High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2006 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 2009, both from Mississippi State University.

Mr. Coker is an analyst for Missile Defense Agency in Huntsville.