Edward and Melanie Hays of Memphis, Tenn. announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Blair Hays to William Battle Hamrick, son of the late William Hal Hamrick of Tunica, Elizabeth Battle Long and Henry Earl Long of Deeson.
Courtney is a 1997 graduate of Magnolia Heights in Senatobia, Miss. and the University of Mississippi, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. She is employed as first grade teacher at Strayhorn Elementary in Strayhorn, Miss.
Battle is the grandson of Mrs. Paul Battle Jr. of Tunica and the late Mr Paul Battle, Jr.
He is a 1998 graduate of Tunica Institute of Learning. He is currently employed with C.D. Long Farms of Rosedale, Miss.
The couple will exchange vows at four o’clock in the afternoon on Nov. 27, 2010. A reception will follow at Hobson’s Plantation in Clarksdale, Miss.
Following the wedding, the couple plans to make their home in Senatobia, Miss.