Mr. and Mrs. Johnny C. Giddens, of Fitzgerald, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth, to Mr. Ottice Dewey Amison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tim Amison, of Apalachicola.

Miss Giddens is the granddaughter of Sara and James Phillips, Joyce Giddens and the late Alvin Giddens and John R. Giddens.

A graduate of Georgia Southern University, she holds a bachelorís degree in exercise science. She received an associateís degree in nursing from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Miss Giddens is employed as an RN at Weems Memorial Hospital in Apalachicola.

Mr. Amison is the grandson of the late Eddie Amison, Kitty Amison, Doris Bayles and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bodiford.

He is a graduate of Apalachicola High School and served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne, U.S. Army. He is co-owner and operator of Amison Seafood Inc. in Apalachicola.

The couple will be married at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Peach Barn in Tifton, Ga. A reception at the same location will immediately follow the ceremony.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.