Marty and Phyllis Howard announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kathryn Ann, to Matthew Aaron Mayberry, son of Larry and Diana Mayberry. The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Dexter High School. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri, St. Louis College of Optometry, where she earned a doctorate of optometry. In 2010, she graduated from Harding University with a masters in business administration. She currently practices at Dexter Family Eye Care and Vision Source Advance. The bridegroom is a 1996 graduate of Richland High School. He is a 2000 graduate of Arkansas State University, where he earned a degree in agricultural business. In 2002, he graduated from Purdue University with a masters in agricultural economics. He is employed with Mayberry Seed Co. in Essex, Mo. A family wedding is planned for January 7, 2012.