SIKESTON -- Wade and Ileasher Rucker have announced the engagement of their daughter, Nicole, to Roman Smith, son of Gaynell Mcgull-Smith of St. Louis.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School and received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in 2002. She is a registered nurse at the Luthern Home in Cape Girardeau.
Smith expects to receive a Bachelor of Science in secondary education from Southeast Missouri State University this fall. He is employed by Best Buy in Cape Girardeau.
Wedding plans are being finalized for an Aug. 23 wedding in the Sikeston City Park.