September 30, 2012

John and Tina Cockerham of Mount Airy announce the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Cockerham, to Joseph White, son of Wallace and Catherine White of Roxboro.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lester Perry “Mickey” McCall, the late John Bert Cockerham and Margaretha Bullen.

She graduated from Mount Airy High School in 2003 and East Carolina University in 2007, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in communication. She received a Master of Arts in teaching in 2010 and is a sixth-grade ELA teacher and cheerleading coach.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late Marion J. Snyder and Kenneth F. Kline and Lorelei White and the late William W. White. He graduated from Person High School in 2000 and Pitt Community College in 2008 with an Associate’s degree in criminal justice. He is a North Carolina high school basketball official and a correctional officer with the N.C. Department of Public Safety.

They plan to be married on Oct. 27 in Grace Moravian Church, Mount Airy.