Grandparents of the bride-elect are Kenny and Betty Dixon of Jackson, Leo and Hettie Houchin of Paragould, Ark., and the late John and Vivian Ward. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Bob and June Coffey and Vernon and June Mathis, all of Dexter.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Dexter High School and is currently attending Three Rivers Community College and will graduate December 2009 with a degree in nursing. She is currently employed with the Missouri Southern Healthcare hospital and Hickory Log of Dexter.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Dexter High School and a 2006 graduate of Forest Park Community College with a degree in mortuary science. He is currently employed with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter and Bernie.
The couple will wed on June 20, 2009, at 4 in the afternoon. All friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony at First Baptist Church of Dexter.