Ms. Sally Blake Headley and Mr. Richard Lewis Headley, both of Birmingham, announce the engagement of their daughter, Hayden Blake Headley, to George Bardin Hooks Jr., son of the Honorable George Bardin Hooks of Americus, Georgia, and the late Mrs. Gail Ann Goen Hooks.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Bruce Davis Blake of Auburn and the late Dr. George Henry Blake Jr. and Mr. Erskine Lee Headley of Birmingham and the late Mrs. Vivian Lewis Headley.
Miss Headley is a 2007 summa cum laude graduate of Auburn University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with minors in political science and history. She was selected for membership to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies and was a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Miss Headley is a 2010 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. After practicing law in Atlanta for several years, she joined Perry & Walters LLP in Albany, Georgia, as an associate attorney in May 2015.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bardin Hooks III of Americus and the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Emsley Goen of Atlanta.
Mr. Hooks is a 2003 graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South, in Sewanee, Tennessee, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history and was a member of Kappa Alpha Order and the Red Ribbon Society. He was a graduate of Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in 2007 and was chosen for membership in the William A. Bootle American Inn of Court. Mr. Hooks is a partner in the law firm of Arnold & Hooks, LLC in Americus, Georgia. He is a board member of the Americus-Sumter County Hospital Authority and the Americus Housing Authority.
The wedding is set for Sept. 12 in Atlanta.