Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garner Watkins III of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Polly Nicholson, to Joshua Samuel Mooney, son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Spencer Mooney of Brookhaven. Miss Watkins is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. McNeill Bartling III and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Garner Watkins Jr., all of Madison.
Mooney is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Calvin Pierce of Huntsville and the late Bruce Holmes Brady of Brookhaven and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Francis Mooney Jr. of Clarksdale.
The bride-elect was graduated from Jackson Preparatory School in 2018 and is currently a student at the University of Mississippi pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English. She is a member of Chi Omega fraternity.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2014 home education graduate and received a bachelor’s degree in integrated marketing communications from the University of Mississippi in 2018. He is a songwriter and musician in Nashville.
The couple will exchange vows May 17 at The Chapel at Plein Air in Taylor. A reception will follow on the lawn at Plein Air.