Miss Ballard, Fair plan to wed October 27 in St. Augustine

Mr. and Mrs. Brent Ballard of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Caroline Ballard, to William Haynes Fair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Love Fair III of Madison.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Freddie Ann Ballard and the late Rev. Billy Ballard of Raleigh, and Kate Conrad Pitts of Laurel, and the late Ernest Conrad of New Orleans. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Rebecca Fair Giffin and the late Dr. Horton Giffin, and the late Frank Love Fair Jr. all of Louisville, and the late Col. and Mrs. George E. Haynes (Elizabeth Gillespie Haynes) of St. Augustine, Fla.

Miss Ballard is a 2009 graduate of The Veritas School. She was graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts -graphic design in 2014. At State, Miss Ballard was active in Reformed University Fellowship and the Student Arts Council. She is a graphic designer at First Ridgeland Baptist Church in Ridgeland.

The prospective bridegroom was graduated from Madison Ridgeland Academy in 2009. He was graduated from Mississippi State University in 2013 with bachelor’s degrees in marketing and Spanish. At MSU, Fair was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity serving as chaplain, and was on the School of Business Dean’s Executive Board. He was also active in Reformed University Fellowship. Fair is associated with Neighbor House Realty Group in Jackson.

The couple will exchange vows October 27 in St. Augustine at the family home of the bridegrooms grandparents – The Riberia House, with a reception following at the Parlor Room in St. Augustine.

Following a wedding trip to Mexico, the couple will live in Belhaven.