Dr. and Mrs. William Howell Jarrard Jr. of Macon, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Priestly Jarrard of Dallas, Texas to Dr. Taylor Wright McLendon of Dallas, Texas, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Lewis McLendon of Macon.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Franklin Thomas and Mrs. William Howell Jarrard and the late William Howell Jarrard all of Macon. A 2007 graduate of Stratford Academy, Miss Jarrard received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors in dance performance from Butler University in 2011, where she was a company member of the Butler Ballet and a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She was a 2009 Bon Hommes presentee and is currently employed as faculty with the Texas Ballet Theatre.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mrs. Roger Coleman McIntosh and the late Mr. Roger Coleman McIntosh of Covington and Dr. and Mrs. Joe Lewis McLendon of Macon. Dr. McLendon is a 2005 honor graduate of Stratford Academy and a 2009 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha fraternity. A 2014 honor graduate of Mercer University School of Medicine, he is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society and is currently a resident in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas.
The wedding is planned for December 6, 2014 at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church in Macon.