BERTRAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C. Gross have announced the engagement of their daughter, Tara Ashli, to Michael David Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Williams of Matthews.
A 2003 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride plans to attend Shawnee Community College at Ullin, Ill., where she will major in wildlife technology.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 2003 from New Madrid County Central High School and is employed by Steward Steel in Sikeston.
They plan to marry after Ms. Gross graduates from college.