Mr. and Mrs. Angie and Kelly Saxton, of Belzoni, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tori Parkerson, to Jay Downs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Martha and Jackie Gunter, of Greenville, Jean Pohlman and the late Bob Pohlman, and Frances Saxton and the late Sam Saxton.
Miss Parkerson is a 2014 graduate of Humphreys Academy in Belzoni. She graduated from Mississippi Delta Community College in 2017 with an associates degree in art.
She is employed as a financial counselor at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.
The bridegroom-elect is the son of Kenny and Renee Downs, of Leland. He is the grandson of the late Margaret and Larry Jones and Sandra Askew, of Leland, and the late John Kennith.
Jay Downs is a 2012 graduate of Leland High School. He is employed as a mechanic with Ayers Delta Implement in Leland.
The couple will exchange vows Oct. 12, 2019, at The Thompson House in Leland.