EAST PRAIRIE -- Johnny and Ruby Jackson have announced the engagement of their daughter, La'Krisha Gayle, to Michael James Graf, son of Robert and Karen Graf of St. Louis.
A 1998 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. She is the director and instructor at Sikeston Academy of Dance and Bootheel Academy of Baton and Dance.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 1998 from Christian Brothers College. In May 2003, he earned a Bachelor of Science in hospitality and restaurant administration from Southwest Missouri State University.
Plans are being finalized for a June 11 wedding at Paradise Island, Bahamas.