Evangeline Walmsley and Steve Nix of Montgomery announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Stephanie Nix, to Jeffrey Alan “Jay” Gargus Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Alan Gargus Sr. of Selma.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Rev. and Mrs. Jack Key, Ruth Nix, and the late Goodwin Nix. She is a 2003 graduate of Booker T. Washington Magnet High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of South Alabama, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary eduation. A teacher, she is currently employed by the Jefferson County School System.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Lee Holladay Jr. of Orrville, Lucille Gargus and the late Alvin E. Gargus of Oneonta. He is a 2002 graduate of Meadowview Christian School and a 2007 graduate of the University of West Alabama, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in concentrated biology with a minor in chemistry. Currently a student at Life University in Atlanta, he is studying to be a chiropractic doctor.
The ceremony will take place June 27 at 5 p.m. at Woodland United Methodist Church in Pike Road, Ala.