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Banks, Young

Mr. and Mrs. Willie Banks announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Roshuna Lazet Banks, of Wesson, to Eric Jarrod Young, of Brookhaven.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Walker, of Brookhaven.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late James Banks and the late Vargie Mae Banks of Brookhaven, and the late Wilbert Valentine Sr. and the late Alice Messiah Valentine of Morgan City, Louisiana.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Johnny Young and the late Ruthie May Young of Brookhaven.

Miss Banks is a 2007 graduate of Continental Academy; a 2009 graduate of Copiah-Lincoln Community College with an associate degree in general studies; a 2012 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in social work; and a 2016 graduate of Jackson State University, graduating magna cum laude with a master’s degree in social work. She is employed as a social worker for Hospice Compassus and for Pulse Home Health.

Mr. Young is a 2005 graduate of Brookhaven High School, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is employed as an electronics engineer at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in New Orleans.

The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at 5 p.m. at Ole Towne Church in Brookhaven. A reception will follow at the FEMA Building in Brookhaven. All friends and family are invited to attend. R.S.V.P. is required.