Burnett, Smith to wed Oct. 8, 2023

Published 8:00 am Saturday, August 19, 2023

Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Smith of Round Rock, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Meagan Anne to William Jeffrey Burnett, both of Austin, Texas.

Mr. Burnett is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Burnett and Dr. and Mrs. Walter Frazier, all of Vicksburg.

Miss Smith is the granddaughter of Jannis Smith of Columbus, Indiana and Edward Smith of Seymour, Ind., and Carolyn Cunningham of Warsaw, Mo. and the late John Cunningham.

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Mr. Burnett is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Burnett and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cowart Sr., all of Vicksburg, and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Frazier of Yulee, Fla.

The bride-elect is a 2014 graduate of Round Rock High School in Round Rock, where she was the treasurer of the National Spanish Honor Society and a member of the tennis team. She is a 2018 graduate of Texas A&M University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Miss Smith is a financial operations and compliance specialist with SaveDay in Austin, Texas.

The prospective groom is a 2011 graduate of St. Aloysuis High School in Vicksburg where he was a member of the football, soccer, and Class 1A State Championship golf team. He is a 2016 graduate of Mississippi State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a focus in logistics and a Bachelor of Arts in business economics. He was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Mr. Burnett is a senior account manager at Data Center Warehouse.

The wedding ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2023, at Chapel Dulcinea in Driftwood, Texas. A reception will follow at Bar Peached in Austin, Texas.

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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