KANSAS CITY - Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Malone have announced the engagement of their daughter, Hope Kristin, to William Samuel McPheeters, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve McPheeters of Sikeston.
The future bride is the granddaughter of Ruth Penderson and Raymond Penderson of Marceline and the late Dr. and Mrs. Gene Malone. She graduated in 1996 from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor of science degree in education. A member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, she is a French teacher at the Wildwood Middle School in the Rockwood School District.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. McMullin of Sikeston, Mrs. W.L. McPheeters of Malden and the late W.L. McPheeters. A 1993 graduate of Sikeston High School, he completed a bachelor of arts degree in communication at the University of Missouri-Columbia, graduating in 1997. He is a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and managing partner of MCG Wireless in St. Louis.
Wedding plans are under way for a July 20 ceremony in Columbia.