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Wells, Lambert

Kelsey Wells and Matthew Lambert

Kelsey Wells and Matthew Lambert

Phillip and Julie Wells, of the Divide community, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Nicole Wells, also of Divide, to Matthew Allen Lambert of Monticello.

He is the son of Mark and Diane Lambert of Monticello.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Vivian Lovie Plunkett, of Divide, the late Mr. Dennis Lavon Plunkett, Mrs. Juanita Wells, of McComb, and the late Mr. Maurice Wells.

She is a 2009 honors graduate of A Beka Academy homeschool, and she continued her education at Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit, graduating in 2011 with highest honors and an Associate of Arts. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, graduating summa cum laude in 2013. She is currently employed as the managing editor of the Lawrence County Press.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Alvin and Carolyn McCardle, of Hazlehurst, the late Mrs. Peggy Hall, Virginia Lambert of Monticello and the late Mr. Nick Lambert.

He is a 2006 honors graduate of Copiah Academy in Gallman and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Mississippi State University in Starkville in 2011. He most recently continued his education at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, where he earned an associate’s degree in nursing in 2015. He is currently employed as a full-time registered nurse at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven.

The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 4 p.m. at their home church, Divide Memorial Methodist Protestant Church in Divide. After their honeymoon to the Great Smoky Mountains, they will make their home in the Divide community.

Formal invitations have been sent.