Dr. and Mrs. Edwin Jeff Gilmer Kennedy of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Katherine Kennedy, to Matthew Creswell Denny, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Clancy Denny III of Jackson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jo Ann Gilmer Kennedy and Mrs. James Huggins Kennedy and the late Mr. Kennedy, all of Gulfport, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Leland Byler of Jackson. She is a 2011 graduate of Jackson Academy. Miss Kennedy was graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. At Ole Miss, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She is a preschool teacher at Jackson Academy.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of William Clancy Denny Jr. and the late Sue Rose Denny of Jackson, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dallas Sansing of Macon. He is a 2012 graduate of Jackson Academy. Denny was graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. At Ole Miss, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity and the Ole Miss baseball team, where he lettered four years. He obtained a master’s in business administration in 2017 from the University of Mississippi.
The high school sweethearts will exchange vows August 26 at Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church.