Jack and Janna Fletcher of Vidalia announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allyson Jade Townsend to William Douglas Gillespie, son of Ronnie Gillespie of Ferriday and Victoria Drew of Many.
Miss Townsend is a graduate of Vidalia High School and is employed by Nikki's Family Restaurant in Vidalia.
She is the granddaughter of Will and Liz Nations of Natchez.
Mr. Gillespie attended Vidalia High School and is employed by Terrebonne Wireline in Houma.
He is the grandson of Sue Gillespie and the late Harry Gillespie of Ferriday and Jack Drews and the late Joanne Drew of Many.
The wedding will take place at six o'clock in the evening on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Ridgecrest Baptist Church.
A reception will follow at the Concordia Parish Community Center on Hwy 15.
Friends and family are invited to attend.