The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl Thomas Wilkerson Jr., Steve Kirkpatick and Terrie Littrell Kirkpatrick, all of Cleveland. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Thomas Wilkerson Sr. of Rockwood, and the Rev. and Mrs. Terril D. Littrell of Cleveland. She is the sister of Amy Kirkpatrick Houser and Chad Kirkpatrick, both of Cleveland, and Christopher Kirkpatrick of Missoula, Mont.
The future bridegroom is the son of Clay and Gwen Ashworth of Lake Charles, La. He is the grandson of Jimmy and Alice Ashworth, and Dewey Spell, all of Westlake, La., and the late Evelyn Kirk. He is the brother of Jordan Belle Ashworth of Lake Charles.
Miss Wilkerson is a 2005 graduate of Cleveland High School and a 2009 graduate of Lee University with a bachelor of science degree in education. She received her master’s in library science from Trevecca University in 2011 and is the librarian at Michigan Avenue Elementary School.
Mr. Asworth is a 2005 graduate of Sam Houston High School in Moss Bluff, La., and is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, La., and McNeese State University at Lake Charles. He is in the U.S. Army.