Miss Schwerin, Griffith to exchange wedding vows April 21 in Memphis

Mr. and Mrs. Ronny Griffith of Byram announce the engagement of their son, Jairus (Jack) Seavy Griffith, to Savannah Nicole Schwerin, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Schwerin Jr. of Byhalia.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Schwerin Sr. of Lakeland, Tenn., and the late Dr. and Mrs. William Emil Rentrop of Memphis.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Anita Barham of Brandon, Daisy Griffith of Ridgeland, the late Jairus Pope Barham of Decatur, and the late Henry Seavy Griffith Jr. of Water Valley.

Miss Schwerin is a 2011 graduate of Saint Agnes Academy in Memphis and attended the University of Alabama. She was graduated cum laude from Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing in 2015. A member of Kappa Delta, she served as a chairperson for the sorority’s academic excellence.

Griffith is a 2011 graduate of Jackson Preparatory School. He attended the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Sigma Tau Delta honor society and a Dean’s List scholar. He obtained his bachelor’s degree with a major in English and minor in history.

The couple will exchange vows April 21 at the Memphis Botanic Garden with a reception to follow.


Madison-Ridgeland Academy had a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of the new middle school building and dining commons.