Townsend, Smith to exchange vows
Gary and Renee Townsend, of Kilbourne, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Danielle Townsend, to Jody Slaton Smith, of Choudrant.
Ashley is the granddaughter of John H. and Polly Costello, of Oak Grove, and the late Syble and Roger Townsend. She is a 2005 graduate of Kilbourne High School, a 2009 graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe and is currently employed as a teacher with the Lincoln Parish School System.
Jody is the son of Joey and Stephanie Smith, of Choudrant. He is the grandson of Jeanette and Willie Earl Pesnell, of Choudrant, David and Ginger Smith, of Alba, Texas, and the great-grandson of Doris Smith, of Choudrant. He is a 2005 graduate of Ruston High School and a 2010 graduate of Louisiana Tech University. He is a member of the Louisiana Engineering Society and is currently employed with Waggoner Engineering Inc.
The couple plan to wed on July 7 at Parkview Baptist Church in Monroe.