Mr. Pierce and Miss Osborne
Mr. Pierce and Miss Osborne
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Whittle of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Ann Osborne, to Brandon Eric Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Pierce of Philadelphia.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Johnson of Philadelphia, the late Mrs. Brenda Bobo, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Bobo of Philadelphia, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gray of Philadelphia. She is the great granddaughter of Mrs. Audine Burrage of Philadelphia.

Ms. Osborne is a 2012 graduate of Neshoba Central High School and is currently enrolled at East Central Community College in the Surgical Technology Program and will finish in December 2014.

The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Dorothy Pierce and the late Mr. Eric Pierce of Philadelphia and Mr. and Mrs. James Mowdy of Philadelphia.

Mr. Pierce is a 2010 graduate of Neshoba Central High School. He is a 2012 graduate of Air Guard Basic Training and AIT in San Antonio, Texas. He is currently employed at Keyfield Air National Guard Base in Meridian.

The couple will exchange vows at Bethsaida Baptist Church in Philadelphia on Aug. 16, 2014, at 4 p.m. in the evening. All friends and family are invited to attend through the medium of the press.