Allison B. Hudson

Mr. and Mrs. MacArthur Williams Sr. announce the engagement of their daughter LaTonya Renee Williams to Darius Patrick Shorty son of the late Lenny Shorty Sr. and Albertha Shorty. The couple will exchange nuptial vows during a 6 p.m. June 18, 2011 ceremony at First Baptist Church of Smoke Bend.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Albertha Lacey and the late Miss Carmelete Junior and the late Mr. Leonce Lacey Jr. and Lonnie Smith. She is a 1998 graduate of Donaldsonville High School and graduated from Remington College. She is employed by Majestic Home Care.

The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Miss Irene Green. He is a 2002 graduate of Lutcher High School and attended Southeastern University in Hammond. He is employed by IC Marine.