The bride-elect is the daughter of Doug Nipper of Valdosta, Ga., and the late Faye Knotts. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bo Hood of Old Fort and Hazel Nipper of Valdosta. She is the sister of Davis Nipper and Reid Nipper, both of Valdosta.
Miss Nipper is a graduate of Cleveland State Community College and is employed by Southern Heritage Bank.
The future bridegroom is the son of Regina Brown of Decatur and the late Steve Fugate. He is the grandson of Gene Fugate and Grace Fugate, both of Calhoun, Walt Higdon of Athens and Kathy Forgey of Decatur. He is the brother of Savannah Brown of Decatur.
Mr. Fugate is employed by Silverdale Correctional Facility.