Miss Forsythe, Fortner to wed
The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Brittany Leanne Forsythe to Joshua McKinley Fortner is being announced today.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jim and Jennifer Forsythe and Dr. O.K. and Renée Smith, all of Martin. She is the granddaughter of James and Margaret Forsythe, Charles Flood and Doug McDurmon, all of Martin, and the late Janice Flood and the late Marietta McDurmon.
She is a 2002 graduate of Westview High School and is attending the University of Tennessee at Martin, working toward a bachelor’s degree in education.
The groom-elect is son of Keith Fortner and Teresa Burden, both of Martin. He is the grandson of the late Harry and Lorraine Fortner of Dresden and Billy and Mary Burch of Dresden.
He is a 1997 graduate of Dresden High School and a 2001 graduate of UTM, where he received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business. He is employed as an insurance adjuster at Tennessee Farm Bureau.
The couple will exchange vows Jan. 9 in the Bahamas.
They will reside in Martin.
Published in The Messenger on 10.23.07