Lanna and Leslie Palmer Jr., of Waco, happily announce the engagement of their son, Landon Allen Palmer of Bloomington, Indiana, to Ashley Elizabeth Miller of Austin, daughter of Eleanor and Timothy Miller of St. Petersburg, Florida.
Landon is the grandson of Mrs. Ruth and the late Mr. Jack Rhodes of Longview, and Mrs. Junell and the late Mr. Leslie Palmer Sr., of Arlington. He is currently a PhD candidate in Film and Media Studies in the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University-Bloomington. Landon grew up in Waco, graduated from Vanguard in 2003 and began his college education at Baylor before transferring to the film school at the University of Southern California.
Ashley is the granddaughter of Mrs. Frances A. Lavieri and the late Mr. Carmine Lavieri of St. Petersburg, and Mrs. Janice and the late Hon. Richard A. Miller of St. Petersburg. She is currently a PhD candidate studying American Literature in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Ashley previously worked as a public school teacher in New York City after graduating from Barnard College at Columbia University.
The couple will hold a small ceremony in Austin with immediate family on August 9, 2014. They will subsequently move to Bloomington with their adorable dog, Emma.
Published in the Waco Tribune-Herald on July 13, 2014