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Miss Ruth Ann Cooper and Mr. Lee Henry King will exchange wedding vows at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, at the Oxford Church of Christ in Oxford.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Emmett Cooper of Corinth. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Diane Cooper and the late Mr. James Stanley Cooper of Corinth, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilson Leonard of Corinth.
The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert David King of New Albany. He is the grandson of Mrs. Marguarite Henry and the late Mr. Hardeman Stone Henry of New Albany, and Mrs. John Robert King and the late Mr. John Robert King of Oxford.
Miss Cooper is a 2005 graduate of Kossuth High School where she was the valedictorian of her class and a member of the basketball and cross-country teams. In 2009, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Mississippi in communicative sciences and disorders. She was inducted into the University of Mississippi Hall of Fame, awarded a Taylor Medal, and elected senior class secretary/treasurer. She was also a graduate of the Sally Mcdonnell Barksdale Honors College and member of Phi Mu. In 2011, she earned her Master of Science in speech-language pathology from the University of Mississippi. She is currently employed with Tri Vista Rehab at the MS Care Center of Alcorn County as a speech-language pathologist.
Mr. King is a 2004 graduate of New Albany High School where he was a member of both the 2003 and 2004 state championship tennis teams. In 2009 he graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He has since earned the distinction of Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Pubilc Accountants and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is currently employed at Nail McKinney P.A. in Tupelo.
All family and friends of the couple are invited to attend the reception to immediately follow. Following a honeymoon in Jamaica the couple will reside in Saltillo.