The bride-elect is the daughter of Celio and Melissa Uniao of Covington, Ga., formerly of Union City, and Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Moss Fry Kirkland of Union City. Her grandparents are Patricia Christian of Milan, formerly of Union City, the late James Lee Christian and Louise Kirkland of Union City and the late Turner Edward Kirkland.
Miss Kirkland is a 2002 graduate of Union City High School and attended the University of Memphis, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi. She graduated from Arnold’s Beauty School in Milan and is employed as a stylist at Styles on Broadway in Martin.
The groom-elect is the son of Susan Ward of Union City and Mark Ward of Maryville. His grandparents are Cliff and Bobbie Pollis of Dresden and Aaron and Joyce Ward of Martin.
Ward graduated from South Fulton High School in 2004 and is employed at K&J Body Shop in South Fulton.
The couple will wed in an outside wedding at sunset May 3 on the family estate outside Union City.
A reception will follow immediately after the wedding.