The bride-elect, a resident of Camden, is the daughter of Franklin Neil Davis of Ridgeland, Mississippi, and Sharon Arnette Sinclair of Camden. She is also the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Davis of Madison, Alabama. A graduate of Columbus High School, she is employed with First Citizens Bank as a sales and service representative.
The bridegroom-elect, a resident of Bishopville, is the son of Robert H. Smith and Tammie Smith, both of Bishopville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Smith and Joy Edgerton, all of Bishopville. He earned an associates degree in criminal justice from Tri-County Technical College, and he is employed with Republic Services as a heavy machine operator.
The couple plan a November wedding in Bishopville.
In her own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: At the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival in Camden, through a mutual friend.
Q: When did you know your fiance was “the one”?
A: On my 22nd birthday (New Year’s Eve), we celebrated in Columbia with friends, and while the clock struck midnight and the fireworks started, I told him I loved him and just remember the way he looked at me and hoped he look at me like that forever.
Q: Tell us about the proposal.
A: We were headed to the Blues Festival three years after we met, and we stopped in front of the clock tower in Camden. He got down on his knee and asked me to marry him.