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Engagement Announcements

Pirkle - Adamson

Jeff and Toni Pirkle of Winder announce the engagement of their daughter, Juli Lauren Pirkle of Braselton, to Patrick Hardy Adamson of Winder, son of Bob and Nancy Adamson of Winder.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dan and Pat Pirkle of Buford and Harvey and Velma Mooney of Suwanee. She is a 1999 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School. She is a 2003 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in finance, and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She is employed by Hamilton State Bank as a private banker.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Winfred and Lucille Adamson of Sharpsburg and the late Chester and Susie Perkins of Statham. He is a 1999 graduate of Winder-Barrow High School. He is a 2003 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree in economics and was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. He is the owner of Adamson's and Perkins Appraisal Services Inc.

The wedding is planned for April 28 at the Tucker Plantation in Colbert.

Skelton - Nail

Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Skelton of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly Melissa Skelton of Lawrenceville, to Clinton Paul Nail of Bethlehem, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Nail of Watauga, Tenn., formerly of Winder.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Skelton of Roswell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Collin of Smyrna. She is a 2004 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in family and consumer sciences-early childhood education. She is employed by Hebron Christian Academy in Dacula as a teacher.

The groom is the grandson of Miriam Nail and the late Melvin Clyde Nail of Carrollton and Marian Cartee and the late Llewllyn Phillip Cartee of Tennessee. He studied high performance engines and chassis fabrication at Wyoming Technical Institute. He is employed by BMW in Stone Mountain.

The wedding is planned for Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville.

Edmondson - Whittaker

David and Lisa Edmondson of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Marie Edmondson of Lawrenceville, to Allen Matthew Whittaker of Lawrenceville, son of Richard and Suzanna Whittaker of Enterprise, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Neil and Pat Moore of Lawrenceville. She is attending the University of Georgia, where she plans to graduate in December with a bachelor's degree in English.

The future groom is the grandson of Clyde and Wynell Whittaker of Enterprise, Ala. and Reeves and Billie Murphy of Tyler, Texas. He is a graduate of Auburn University. He is employed by First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville as a youth director.

The wedding is planned for Jan. 27 at the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville.