Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Keller of Dexter wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Lee Keller, to Billy Russell Dawson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Dawson of Cape Girardeau.
Rachel is a 2002 graduate of Richland High School and a 2005 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in marketing management. She is currently employed as an executive administrative assistant at New Wave Communications in Sikeston.
Billy attended Dexter High School and is a 2005 graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in psychology. He is currently involved in agricultural interests with his father in the Dexter area.
Rachel is the granddaughter of Mrs. Merle Taylor and the late Charles
Taylor of Essex and the late Mr. and Mrs. Rex Keller, Sr. of Dexter.
Billy is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Silliman of Dexter and the late Mr. and Mrs. Russell Dawson of Bernie.
The couple will exchange vows on Aug. 16, 2008, at the Essex United Methodist Church.