Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Savage of Caledonia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Katherine Elaine Savage, to Mr. John Daniel Gillon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Pinnix and Mr. and Mrs. John Gillon of Grenada.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack L. Henry of Sturgis and Mr. and Mrs. Bill G. Savage of Southhaven.
A 2006 honor graduate of Caledonia High School, she earned an AAS degree in Business and Management Technology from Itawamba Community College in 2009 and is currently attending Mississippi State University. She will graduate in May 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. At MSU, she is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Education Society and Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Clark of Coffeeville and Mrs. Shirley Gillon and the late Mr. Bobby Gillon of Grenada.
A 2004 graduate of Grenada High School, he earned an AA degree in Business Management from Mississippi Delta Community College in 2007 and graduated from MSU in 2011 with a BBA degree in Management and a minor in Leadership Studies. He is currently employed with the U.S. Army National Guard. He is a combat engineer with the 288th Sapper Unit from Houston and combat veteran having served a year in Afghanistan performing route clearance in support of the global war on terrorism.
The couple will exchange vows Saturday, March 9, 2013 at six o' clock in the evening at Carrier Chapel on the Mississippi University for Women campus in Columbus. A reception will follow at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus.