Melissa Brown, of Shannon, announces her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Julius Locklear, of Shannon.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Brown. She is the granddaughter of the late Betty and James Britt and the late Edna and Earl Brown. She graduated from Lumberton High School and is employed with Southern Retail Inventory Service.
The groom-elect is the son of Roy Graham and Phillis Locklear and the grandson of Mary Grace and James Locklear. He graduated from Purnell Swett High School and is self-employed.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Nov. 25, 2017, at 1464 McGoogan Farm Road in Shannon.