2005-07-20 / Weddings

Miss Kirkland to wed Mr. Thorne Sept. 24

Miss Kirkland to wed Mr. Thorne Sept. 24


Diana Kirkland and Ernest Thorne IIIDiana Kirkland and Ernest Thorne III

Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Carroll Kirkland of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Diana Lee Kirkland of Alpharetta, to Ernest Middleton Thorne, III of Marietta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Middleton Thorne, Jr. of Millen.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, Sept. 24, at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Social Circle.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Crozier and the late Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kirkland, all of Douglas.

She is a graduate of Statesboro High School and Georgia Southern University where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.

She is employed with Harry Norman Realtors in Atlanta.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gordon Stephens and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Middleton Thorne, Sr., all of Millen.

He is a graduate of Edmund Burke Academy and the University of Georgia where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and a Bachelor of Business Administration. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University.

He is employed with Bank of North Georgia as a Vice President of Corporate Banking.


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