Melissa Ashley Williams and Joseph “Joey” Nathaniel Watts

Melissa Ashley Williams and Joseph “Joey” Nathaniel Watts

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby “Bobcat” Whitlow of Nathalie announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Ashley Williams, also the daughter of the late Mark A. Williams, to Joseph “Joey” Nathaniel Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Watts, of Saxe.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary P. Burton of Scottsburg and the late Robert B. Burton Sr. and the late Samuel and Ruby Williams. She is a 2010 graduate of Halifax County High School and is currently enrolled at Mary Baldwin University, completing her bachelor’s degree in business management and employed by Benchmark Community Bank of South Boston.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late Nathaniel and Lester Watts and the late Joe and Agnes Mason. He is a 2010 graduate of Randolph Henry High School and is employed by Georgia Pacific of Gladys.

The wedding will be held on Sept. 29, 2018 at 5 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby “Bobcat” O. Whitlow. Formal invitations have been sent.