The Reverend Rosa Akers Kellum of St. Joseph, Lousiana, announces the engagement of her daughter Margaret Finley Kellum to Robert Lamar Boyd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lamar Boyd of Tunica, Miss.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Dr. Herman E. Kellum Jr. of Vicksburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Finley Akers Jr. of Vicksburg and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herman E. Kellum Sr. of Homa, Lousiana. She is a graduate of Warren Central High School. She also attended the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She received a nursing degree from Hinds Community College, where she was an honor graduate. Miss Kellum is employed by Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Clyde Boyd of Tunica and Mrs. Thomas Hansel Scipper of Ruleville and the late Mr. Thomas Hansel Scipper. He is an honor graduate of Tunica Institute of Learning. He received his bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science from Mississippi State University. Mr. Boyd is a partner in Totelow Planting Company and Beaver Dam Hunting Services in Tunica.
The couple will exchange vows at four o’clock in the afternoon on March 5, 2011 at Tunica United Methodist Church, with a reception to follow at The Family Life Center.
The couple will make their home in Tunica.