SIKESTON -- Ray and Pam Massey have announced the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Nicole, to Gary Lee Mize Jr., son of Gary Mize Sr. of Morley and Leah Mize of Poplar Bluff.
A 1998 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride graduated in 2002 from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. She is employed with the Missouri Children's Division in Stoddard County.
Mize, a 1997 graduate of Scott County Central High School, will graduate in December from Southeast Missouri State University.
The couple will be married in a private ceremony Oct. 31, followed with a reception at 6 p.m. at the Dexter Armory. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.