Mr. and Mrs. Glen Allen Tharp of Winona have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Allyn Tharp, to Hiram Chester Eastland III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Chester Eastland Jr. of Greenwood.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Sybil Tharp of Winona and the late W.M. Tharp and of the late Mr. and Mrs. William E. Senner of Dalton, Mass.
Miss Tharp is a 1996 honor graduate of Winona Academy and a 2000 graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. While at Ole Miss, she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority, which she served as public relations director. She was a member of Golden Key National Honor Society and the Advertising Federation, and she was a dean's list scholar.
She is presently employed as membership/marketing manager at the Memphis Botanic Garden.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Marjorie Carpenter of Greenwood and the late Kelly Carpenter and of Carolyn Eastland of Doddsville and the late Hiram C. Eastland Sr.
Mr. Eastland is a 1996 graduate of Pillow Academy and a 2000 graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he received a bachelor of business administration degree in general business.
While at Ole Miss, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, which he served as house manager and Delta Sigma Pi pledge class president. He also served as a senior staffer for American Legion Boys State.
He is presently employed with Eastland Law Offices and plans to pursue graduate studies at the University of Mississippi.
Vows will be exchanged at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Greenwood. A reception will immediately follow in the rose garden of the church.