Evelyn Self of Rome, Ga., announces the engagement of her daughter, Melanie Taylor, also the daughter of the late Franklin Self, to Johnny New Jr., son of Johnny and Faye New of Saks.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Quin and Mary Justice and the late Lonnie and Lula Self.
Miss Taylor is a 1982 graduate of Model High School in Rome, Ga. She is employed by Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Horace and Lula Bonds and the late Stanley and Lovey McKleroy.
Mr. New is a 1979 graduate of Oxford High School. He is employed by Auto Custom Carpet of Anniston and is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.
The wedding will be 2 p.m. EST, June 4, 2016, at Harmony Baptist Church in Silver Creek, Ga.