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Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bynum of Mendenhall, Mississippi are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Bynum to William Peyton Nelsen, son of Kathy and William Nelsen.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Royce Hardy and Patsy Bynum of Mendenhall, MS, and Nettie Kennedy of Magee, MS and the late Kenneth Kennedy of Magee, MS.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Bob and Diane Allison, Peggy and Robert Green, Faye Barlow and the late Robert Barlow, and Robert and Sylvia Dorch.

Miss Bynum graduated from Simpson County Academy. She received her Nursing degree from Jones County Junior College. She is presently employed at Forrest General Hospital.

Mr. Nelsen graduated from George County High School. He received his Nursing degree from Jones County Junior College and is currently employed at Forest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS.

The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, July 8th, 2023. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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