KEWANEE - Eddie and Christy Jones have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie, to Joshua Clay Sexton, son of Bill and Carla Sexton of Matthews.
A 1999 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School and a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Cape Girardeau, the future bride works as a surgical technologist at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Beatrice "Granny" Jones of Kewanee, Patricia "Patti" Powell of Cape Girardeau and the late Roscoe Jones and James Householder.
The prospective bridegroom also graduated in 1999 from New Madrid County Central High School and in 2003 from Southeast Missouri State University, where he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He is employed as an intermodal coordinator for Hub Group Logistics in St. Louis. His grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sexton Sr. of Matthews and the late Delores Sexton and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mainord.
Plans are under way for a May 28 wedding.