BELL CITY -- Mr. and Mrs. Dan Richardson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Jo, to Jarrod Lee Eftink, son of Dennis and Donna Eftink of Perkins and Dan and Sharon Herkenhoff of Hazelwood.
A 1998 graduate of Bell City High School, the future bride is pursuing a degree in early childhood education at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. She is a teacher for Bell City Head Start.
Eftink graduated in 1999 from Bell City High School and is a graduate of the Missouri Taxidermy Institution. He is employed by Construction Trailer Specialists in Sikeston.
The couple will be married in a June 7 ceremony at the Morley Baptist Church.