BENTON -- Sheila Beggs and Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Beggs of Benton have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Brooks, to Keith Alan Barnett, son of Bill Barnett of Cape Girardeau and Cathy O'Dell of Scott City.
A graduate of Thomas W. Kelly High School, the future bride received a degree in social work in December 2002 from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. She is employed by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.
Barnett graduated from Scott City High School and works for Agri-Trans Trucking.
Plans are under way for a June 7 wedding at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.