Young, Johnson wed in Vicksburg

Published 10:51 am Friday, January 20, 2023

John “Diddle” Young and Bethany Johnson, both of Vicksburg, were married at 6 p.m. on Nov. 19, 2022, at The Carriage House at Levee Street.

Chris Lundgren officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Jimmy and Beverly Johnson of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Ann Wolfe of Bastrop, La., the late Jimmie Johnson Sr. of Vicksburg, and the late Madonna Mathis of Tallulah, La.

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The groom is the son of Nettie Young of Ruston, La. He is the grandson of Betty Jo Young and the late Larry Young of Tallulah, La. and Niki Thames of Vicksburg.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Jimmy and Beverly Johnson. Her chosen colors were burgundy, black and green.

Serving as matron of honor was Ashley Johnson. Bridal attendants were Jamie Johnson, Carlie Beth Blok and Abye Hearn.

The best man was Brady Smith. The groom’s attendants were Lily Pierson, Joel Henderson and Ashlea Raney. Hunter Blok served as an usher.

Scarlett Pierson served as the flower girl and Jasper Johnson was the ring bearer.

A reception followed at The Carriage House at Levee Street.

The bride is a 2015 graduate of Warren Central High School and a 2017 graduate of Hinds Junior College. The groom is a 2016 graduate of Delhi Charter School. He is employed as a tankerman for Canal Barge.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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