Verna Lanier of Statesboro announces the engagement of her daughter, Theonka Nicole Lanier of Metter, to Edward Hall Jr., son of Lila and Edward Hall Sr. of Warner Robins, Georgia.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Melvin Lanier and is the granddaughter of the late Elizabeth and Melvin Lanier Sr. and Ida and John Littles. She is a graduate of Statesboro High School and attended Walden University. She is employed as a practical instructor with the Georgia Department of Corrections.
The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Aretha and Roger Dekle and Macy and Henry "Buddy" Collins. He is a graduate of Metter High School and is employed at Hall LLC.
The wedding has been planned for Oct. 17, 2020, at Hodges Grove Baptist Church.