Dr. and Mrs. Frank C. Wade Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Wade of Flowood, and Jacob Renton Hudson of New Orleans. Jacob is the son of Lisa Hudson of Mandeville, Louisiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Hudson of Madison, Mississippi.

The couple will marry in a 4:30 p.m. ceremony December 30 at Crossgates United Methodist Prayer Chapel in Brandon.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Frank C. Wade Sr. and Mrs. Betty Wade of Magee and the late Mr. Ralph Page and Mrs. Helen Page of Hazlehurst.

She is a graduate of Jackson Academy and Millsaps College, where she was a member of Chi Omega Fraternity. She is currently a manager at Anthropologie at Renaissance at Colony Park in Ridgeland.

Her fiancé is a graduate of Mandeville High School and attended Southeastern University. He is a Staff Sergeant and Training NCO in the Washington Artillery out of New Orleans, where he handles human resources for the Louisiana National Guard.

He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Renton of Andover, New Jersey and the late Mr. Truman Hudson and Mrs. Ida Hudson of Madison.