Thorne, Kelly to wed in April

Johnnie and Laura Thorne of Decatur are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Nolan Thorne, to Katie Kelly, the daughter of Kathy Kelly of Mathiston. 

The bride is the granddaughter of Becky Kelly and the late Col. James Kelly of Mathiston. 

Katie is a graduate of East Webster High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising from Mississippi State University. She is currently employed at Mississippi State University. 

The groom is the grandson of Ray and Annette Reeves, E.L. Thorne, and the late Ramona Thorne all of Decatur.

Nolan is a graduate of Newton County High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Mississippi State University. He is currently working on his master’s degree in weed science at Mississippi State University. Nolan is currently employed at Mississippi State University and is also a member of the Air National Guard unit in Jackson.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. April 14,, 2018, in Starkville. Friends are invited through the medium of the press.



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