David and Beverly Scherer of Bell City announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Jayne Scherer, to Patrick Roy Douglas, son of Jerry and Judy Douglas of East Prairie.
A 1998 graduate of Bell City High School, the future bride is a 2001 graduate of Southeast Arkansas College in Little Rock, Ark. She is currently employed by Dr. C.W. Boyce, D.D.S., in Sikeston. She is the granddaughter of Robert and Mona Scherer of Dexter and Junior and Zoda Dockins of Bell City.
A 1994 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University and a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law. He is a partner in the law firm of Blanton, Rice, Sidwell, Nickell, Cozean & Collins, L.L.C. in Sikeston. He is the grandson of LaWanda Douglas of East Prairie and the late Verlon L. Douglas of East Prairie. He is also the grandson of the late Roy and Evelyn Walden of East Prairie.
Plans are underway for a November 8th wedding in Sikeston.