Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Wayne Hoover of Vance, Ala., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Della Alberta Hoover, to Billy Joe Stephenson, the son of Terry and Alma Stephenson of Cleveland, Ala.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Brookwood High School in Brookwood, Ala., and attends Lawson State Community College, pursuing a degree in nursing. She also works for Conway Freight Co. as a customer service representative and dispatcher.
She is the granddaughter of John and Della Hoover of Buckhannon, Alberta Smylie of Scio, Ohio, and the late James Smylie.
BILLY STEPHENSON AND DELLA HOOVER
Her fiance is the grandson of Ray Edwards of Centerpoint, Ala., the late Billie Edwards and Elizabeth Stephenson of Hoover, Ala., and the late Howard Stephenson. He is employed by Amerex Corp. as a fork truck driver and part time at Wal-Mart in the electronics department.
The couple will be married Sept. 19 at Tannehill Historical State Park in McCalla, Ala., where they first met on the same date in 2005. The Rev. Lee Forsythe, former basketball coach of the bride, will officiate.
The couple will honeymoon in Gatlinburg, Tenn., and reside in McCalla, Ala.