Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:36pm
Richard and Kim Merritt of Douglas, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ivy LeAnna Merritt, to Michael Stephen Wilkerson, son of Stephen and Kathy Wilkerson of Axson, Ga., and Tammy and Steve Grimes of Douglas, Ga.
Ivy is the maternal granddaughter of Herman and Shirley Fussell and the late Jesse Anderson of Douglas, Ga. Her paternal grandparents are Shirley Merritt and the late Kelley Merritt of Douglas, Ga. She is a 2013 graduate of Coffee High School and has attended Wiregrass Georgia Technical College where she plans to return in January 2017. She is employed as a ward clerk for the Irwin County Hospital in Ocilla, Ga.
Michael is the maternal grandson of Huey and Patricia Nichols of Douglas, Ga. His paternal grandparents are Larry and Montene Vizena and the late Emmett Wilkerson of Axson, Ga. He is a 2004 graduate of Coffee High School. He is presently employed with C&L Farms.
The wedding is planned for Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 4:00 p.m., at St. Illa Baptist Church in Douglas, Ga.
All friends and family are invited to attend. No formal invitations will be sent except to out of town guests.
See page 1-b in the Sunday, September 11, 2016 edition of The Douglas Enterprise.