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Alica Gibson and William Hurd

Pam Bowyer and Terry and Kristy Gibson, all of Flowery Branch, announce the engagement of their daughter Alica Paige Gibson to William John Hurd, son of Albert and Jean Hurd of Grand Bay, Ala.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Ralph and Verna Lee White and the late Boyd and Euzella Gibson.

She is a 2000 graduate of West Hall High School in Oakwood. She graduated in 2006 from Mercer University in Atlanta with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is employed as a Nephrology nurse with Mobile Infirmary Medical Center in Mobile, Ala.

The groom-elect is the grandson of the Jane Burke of Mobile, Ala., the late John Burke, Margaret Hurd of Mobile, Ala., and the late Albert Hurd.

He is a 1999 graduate of Alma Bryant High School in Irvington, Ala. He graduated in 2005 from Auburn University in Auburn with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and economics. He is an infantry officer with the Alabama Army National Guard at the Alabama Premobilization Training Assistance Element in Mobile.

The couple plan to wed Feb. 19, 2010, in Mobile.

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