Mr. and Mrs. John Joseph Pipsair, Jr. of Pierre Part, Louisiana, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jeanne LaRen Pipsair to Troy Allen Ballard, III, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Allen Ballard, Jr. of St. Francisville. The wedding will take place at St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge on May 6, 2017.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. June Braud Delaune, the late Mr. Harold Delaune, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Pipsair, Sr. She is a graduate of Assumption High School, received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University, and a Master of Medical Sciences Degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently employed as a Physician Assistant with the Tulane University Department of Neurosurgery.

Tab is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Troy A. Ballard, Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hartman Prescott, Sr. He is a graduate of West Feliciana High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Management from Louisiana State University. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He is currently employed as Assistant Vice President of Commercial Lending & Marketing at the Bank of St. Francisville. He has served on the board for the West Feliciana Chamber of Commerce, and is currently a board member of the Bluffs Men's Golf Association and the Grace Church Finance Committee.