Mr. Aaron Henderson, Jr. and Mrs. Phyllis Dawkins Edwards are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Amanda Claire Henderson to James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr., son of Mrs. Sue Hendrix Pate and the late Mr. James Russell (Rusty) Pate, Sr. of Louisville, Ms.

Amanda is the granddaughter of Mrs. Clara Henderson and the late Mr. Aaron Henderson, Sr. of Pelahatchie and Ms. Elaine Dawkins of Brandon and the late Mr. H.L. Buddy Dawkins, Sr. of Biloxi, Ms.

Russ is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mack Pate, Sr. of Montpelier, Ms and the late Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Hendrix of Louisville, Ms.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of East Rankin Academy in Pelahatchie, Ms. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Delta State University. Amanda is currently employed as an intensive care nurse by the University of MS Medical Center.

The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Winston Academy in Louisville, Ms. He received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Belhaven University. Russ is currently employed by the Grenada School District as a teacher and football coach.

The couple will exchange vows at six-thirty in the evening on June 22nd, 2013 at The Castle of Raymond in Raymond, Ms, with a reception honoring the couple to follow. All family and friends are invited to attend.

After their honeymoon, the couple will make their home in Grenada, Ms.

James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr. and Amanda Claire Henderson

James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr. and Amanda Claire Henderson