2006-01-06 / Society

Miss Whitling and Mr. Derrick plan May 2006 wedding

John Derrick and Natasha Whitling
John Derrick and Natasha Whitling Penelope Anne Whitling is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter Natasha Alana Whitling to John Charles Derrick.

The bride–elect is the granddaughter of Francis Kenniston Sr. and the late Ruby Kenniston of Apalachicola, Florida. The bride–elect graduated from Irmo High School and Roanoke College with a BA in English with a communications concentration. She is an M.M.C. candidate at the University of South Carolina and is employed by The Columbia Star newspaper as managing editor.

The bridegroom–elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alan Derrick. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Howard David Coogler of Irmo, and Mrs. Helen Mathias Derrick and the late Mr. Charles DuRhea Derrick of Columbia. The bridegroom–elect graduated from Dutch Fork High School and the University of South Carolina with a BS in environmental and physical geography. He is employed by the South Carolina Department of Transportation as an information resource consultant.

A May 27, 2006, wedding is planned at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Irmo, South Carolina.

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