Courtney Nichole Jones and Christopher Richard Barrett will be united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ga. A reception will follow at Lake Laceola Clubhouse in Cleveland, Ga.
Miss Jones is the daughter of Jeff Jones of Columbus and the late Debbie Jones. She is the granddaughter of John Wilson of Bardwell, the late Nancy Wilson, and Ms. Sue Jones of Columbus and the late Jimmie Jones. She is a 2003 graduate of Hickman County High School in Clinton and a graduate of North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega, Ga., with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood/special education and a master’s degree in education. She is employed by White County Schools as a second grade teacher.
Mr. Barrett is the son of Ricky and Kim Barrett of Cleveland, Ga. He is the grandson of Ms. Carol Abernathy of Cleveland, and the late Gale Abernathy, and the late Clarence and Edith Barrett. He is a 1997 graduate of White County High School in Cleveland and a graduate of North Georgia College and State University with a bachelor’s degree in social science education. He is employed by White County Schools as a seventh grade social studies teacher.