LaKishia Sonya Lewis and Tyrone Lamar Grider, both of Minden, are proud to announce their engagement to marry on the enchanted evening of Saturday, March 9 2013, at the New Light Baptist Church of Minden. The reception will immediately follow at the Minden Civic Center.
LaKishia is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brenda (Lewis) Poole and Mr. Ivory Sr. and Mrs. Jewellyn Hawkins. She is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Clytie F. Lewis and Mr. Luke Colquitt.
Tyrone is the son of Mr. Elmer L. & Peggy Grider. He is the grandson of Mrs. Betty Shyne, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Shyne, Mrs. Minnie B. Grider and the late Mr. Willie Grider & the late Mr. Willie Randle, Jr.
LaKishia is a graduate of Minden High School. She is also a graduate of La. Tech University and Northwestern State University with a Masters Degree in Nursing. She is currently employed at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and as an adjunct clinical instructor for Grambling State University Nursing Program. She is a member of the Iota Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha of Minden.
Tyron is a graduate of Minden High School. He attended Grambling State University and Northwestern State University. He is employed as a Glass Technician Specialist at Grider's Glass Co., and is the CEO of Grider's Lawn Care Services of Minden.