Miss Roland to wed Halterman March 24

Published 2:05 am Sunday, February 5, 2012

The engagement of Mary Elizabeth Roland of Vicksburg, formerly of Transylvania, La., to Ashley Simmie Halterman Jr. of Tallulah is announced today. Vows will be exchanged in a private ceremony March 24, 2012, overlooking Lake Providence. A reception will begin at 8 p.m. at Lake Providence Country Club. All relatives and friends are invited to attend the reception.

Miss Roland is the daughter of Liz Roland Fillebaum and Kevin Fillebaum of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Shirley and Clint Fortenberry of Transylvania and Patsy and Roger Fillebaum of Vicksburg. She is the great-granddaughter of Jacqueline Fillebaum of Vicksburg.

Mr. Halterman is the son of Linda and Ashley Halterman Sr. of Tallulah. He is the grandson of Adeller Welch of Tallulah and the late James Machen and Evelyn Halterman and the late Clyde Halterman of Crowville, La.

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The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Briarfield Academy. She received a degree in business management from Mississippi College.

Miss Roland is employed at Coach LLC of Vicksburg.

The prospective groom is a 2008 graduate of Tallulah Academy. He received a degree in construction from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Mr. Halterman is manager of Bar-JS Ranch in Tallulah.