RIPLEY, Tenn. -- Mr. and Mrs. Tom McGhee of Ripley, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Jean, to Gareth Bowen of Cordova, son of Nigel and Joyce Bowen of Memphis and Valerie Bowen of Bay St. Louis, Miss.
The future bride is the granddaughter of C. Kenneth "Kenny" and Betty summers of Sikeston and the late Hurley and Nelda McGhee. A 1999 graduate of Gateway Christian Academy in Tennessee, she is an assistant librarian for the Halls (Tenn.) Public Library.
Her fiance graduated from Christian Brothers High School and is a student at Christian Brothers University in Memphis. He is a sales associate for Sears in Memphis.
The couple will exchange wedding vows in an Aug. 16 ceremony at Calvary Baptist Church in Hornbeak.