Jeff and Teresa Hayward, of Minford, would like to announce the engagement and pending marriage of their daughter, Melinda Anne Hayward, to Cody Cannon of Oak Hill. Melinda, a 2010 Minford alumni, works at Dakota’s in Jackson and attends Shawnee State University. She will finish her Associate’s RN degree in December. She also plans to continue her education and get her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in nursing. Cody, the son of Steve Cannon of Alabama and Chris and Angie Bryant of Oak Hill, is a 2009 graduate of Oak Hill High School. He also attends Shawnee State University and will finish his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2014 and plans on getting his Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. Cody works at Kroger’s in Jackson. The couple is planning a formal ceremony June 7, 2014.