Miss Apperson, Mr. Smith
Miss Apperson, Mr. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. James I. Ivy are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jodie Alana Apperson, to Robert Hunter Smith.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Jody Apperson, the granddaughter of Judy Bryan and the late Roy Bryan, Don and Jo Apperson all of Philadelphia and Maria Acy of Brandon and great granddaughter of Grace Cullum of Philadelphia.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen Smith of Madden, the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hillman of Madden and Dorothy Smith of Meridian and the late W.J. Smith.

Miss Apperson graduated from MCC in 2012 with an associate's degree in nursing and is currently employed at Mississippi State Hospital in Whitfield as a psychiatric registered nurse.

Mr. Smith graduated from MSU in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and is currently employed at Region 8 Mental Health Center in Brandon as a community support specialist/case manager.

The couple will exchange vows on Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Bryan in Ridgeland with reception to follow.

Upon returning from their honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn. the couple will reside in Brandon.