PORTAGEVILLE -- Dr. and Mrs. Gene Stevens have announced the engagement of their daughter, Laura Jane Stevens, to Stephen Brian Pointer Jr., son of Steve Pointer of Spokane and Tammy Pointer of Ponce de Leon.
A 2006 graduate of Portageville High School, the future bride is enrolled at Missouri State University majoring in elementary education. She was the owner of Laura's Garden in Portageville and is the granddaughter of Susan Thomason of Jackson, Tenn., and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stevens of Oakland, Tenn.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of Reeds Spring High School and attends Ozarks Technical College. He is employed by O'Reilly's Auto Parts Distribution Center in Springfield. He is the grandson of Angie Hurd of Nixa, Jim Pointer of Phoenix, Ariz., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hughes.
Wedding vows will be exchanged at 2 p.m. May 24 at First Baptist Church in Hayti. A reception will be at the Hayti Community Center.