2018-03-08 / Personalities

Mary Elizabeth Bitting to marry Thomas Joseph Watkins Jr. April 14


Mary Elizabeth Bitting Thomas Joseph Watkins Jr. Mary Elizabeth Bitting Thomas Joseph Watkins Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Neil Staten Bitting Jr. of Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Bitting, to Thomas Joseph Watkins Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Joseph Watkins of Atlanta.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Betty Rhodes Reese and the late Charles Walton Reese of Washington and the late Mr. and Mrs. Neil Staten Bitting of Ocala, Florida.

Miss Bitting has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University in Atlanta and a Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University College of Law, also in Atlanta. She is an Assistant District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit.

Mr. Watkins is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Floyd McConnell of Clayton and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Raymond Watkins of Norfolk, Virginia.

He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Georgia in Athens and a Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University College of Law in Wake Forest, N.C. He is also an Assistant District Attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Augusta.

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