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Dodd, Currie to wed

Deonna Dodd and Frederick (Ankoo) Currie

Mr. Leon Dodd and Mrs. Donna Dodd of Haleyville, Alabama are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Deonna Dodd to Frederick (Ankoo) Currie, son of Mr. Fritz Currie and Mrs. Susan (Kathy) Currie of Atmore, Alabama.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Garlin and Claris Dodd of Brilliant, Alabama and the late Hayward and Amy Burleson of Haleyville.

The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Floyd and Alice Marie Currie of Atmore and Ellis and Billie Mason of Walnut Hill, Florida.

Deonna is a 2003 graduate of Haleyville High School and a 2008 graduate of The University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She was employed as a Registered Nurse at Druid City Hospital. She later attended The University of South Alabama College of Medicine and graduated in 2014 as a Doctor of Medicine. She is currently employed by Louisiana State University and is in the third year of her psychiatry residency at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Frederick is a 2004 graduate of Escambia Academy and a 2008 Auburn University graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology. He joined the U.S. Army and served as an Airborne Infantryman with the 226 Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. He is currently employed as a police officer with the Louisiana State University Police Force.

The wedding will take place Friday, December 30, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., at The Carriage House at Park Crest in Hoover, Alabama, with the reception immediately following.

After a vacation in Exuma Cay, Bahamas, the couple will reside in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.