Ms. Beverly Pettigrew Doss of Houston announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Kelli Anne Doss, to Zachary James Foster, son of Doug and Amy Robertson of Columbus and Gary and Debra Foster of Millport, Alabama. Miss Doss is also the daughter of Kevin Doss of Houston.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Pat Pettigrew and the late J. D. Doss and Jean Doss, all of Houston.
Miss Doss is a 2005 honors graduate of Houston High School, where she was a member of the Anchor Club, the Beta Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She was a Hilltopper cheerleader. Miss Doss attended Itawamba Community College, where she was a cheerleader, Indianette dancer and member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Mississippi State University, earning her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees in elementary education. She is employed as a third grade teacher at Caledonia Elementary School.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Sally and Lin Bauer of Danville, Kentucky, and Howard and Mildred Jean Robertson of Columbus. He is also the grandson of the late Eunice Foster of Frederick, Maryland, and the late Norris and Martha Ford of Fernbank, Alabama.
Mr. Foster is a 2002 honors graduate of Columbus High School, where he was a member of the National Honor Society. He attended East Mississippi Community College and is a graduate of Mississippi State University, earning his Bachelor of Science degree in civil and environmental engineering. He is employed by Neel-Schaffer, Incorporated, in Columbus as a civil engineer.
The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Chapel of Memories at Mississippi State University. A reception will follow at The Stables in Starkville. Family and friends are invited to attend.