The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Elizabeth McCoy Walker of Baton Rouge to Joshua Kyle Russell of Baton Rouge, formerly of Winnsboro, is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Timmons Alexander of Tryon, N.C., and Dr. and Mrs. Mark Moore Walker of Carmel, Calif.
The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Russell of Winnsboro and Douglas Wells and the late Diane Rountree Wells of Hampton, Va.
The couple have selected Saturday, May 14, as their wedding date with the ceremony to be held at 5 o’clock in the afternoon at Camp Highlander, Mills River, N.C.
The bride-to-be attended Louisiana State University where she received the bachelor of science degree in Psychology. She earned an associate degree in Nursing from Our Lady of the Lake College. She is a registered nurse at Amedisys Hospice and an artist.
Her maternal grandparents are Ruth McCoy and the late Charles McCoy of Baton Rouge. She is the paternal granddaughter of Dr. Wyman Walker and the late Catherine Hansbrough of Baton Rouge.
Her fiancé is a 2003 graduate of Crowville High School and attended Louisiana State University where he received a bachelor of science degree in General Studies, with a minor in Construction Management. He is a project manager at Himmel’s Architectural in Baton Rouge.
He is the maternal grandson of Charlene Rountree of Monroe, formerly of Winnsboro, and the late Harry Benjamin Rountree. His paternal grandparents are the late Mr. and Mrs. Julian Russell, also of Winnsboro.