Miss Thompson to wed Mancell in March
By: merlthom The bride-elect is the daughter of Buddy and Tena Thompson of Union City. She is the granddaughter of Wesley and Joyce Thompson and Bobby and Peggy James, all of Union City. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2009, she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is a third-grade teacher at Lara Kendall Elementary in Ridgley, TN. The groom-elect is the son of Jim and Lilo Mancell of Paris, TN. He is the grandson of Karl and Ursula Riedl of Pirmasens, Germany and the late Bernice and Lorraine Mancell of Dyersburg, TN. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2004 where he earned a bachelor of science degree in biology. In 2008, he graduated from the University of Tennessee Pharmacy School in Memphis, TN. He is currently employed at Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Union City. The couple will wed in a private ceremony, March 18, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, TN.