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Morton-Aiken Engagement

Photo by Julie Wells

Photo by Julie Wells

Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Anderson Morton Jr. of Bryon announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Marie Morton of Macon, to Timothy Greer Aiken Jr. of Macon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Greer Aiken Sr. of Covington.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Anderson Morton Sr. of Knoxville, Tenn., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Walker Patterson of Macon. She is a 2007 graduate of Mercer University, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in international affairs. She plans to graduate from Mercer University School of Law in May. She is currently employed with United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Georgia.

The future groom is the grandson of Col. and Mrs. William Roy Aiken of Covington and Mrs. Charles Henry of Albany and the late Dr. Charles Henry Persall. He is a 2007 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor of business administration and a 2010 graduate of Mercer University School of Law. He is currently employed with James, Bates, Pope and Spivey Law Firm in Macon.

The couple plans to wed May 8 with a garden wedding at the groom's parents' home in Covington.