MATTHEWS -- Michael Blasingain Sr. and Paula Burleson of Matthews have announced the engagement of their son, Michael Wayne Blasingain Jr., to Tonya Marie Kelly, daughter of Kim Polk of Matthews and Bob Kelly of Michigan.
The future bride works as a nurse aide for Bootheel Services, and her grandparents are the late Patricia Shaw, Henry Young and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelly.
The prospective bridegroom is a diesel mechanic for Travel Centers of America. He is the grandson of Edna Haddock of East Prairie and the late W.H. Haddock and James and Ruby Blasingain.
Family and friends are invited to attend the 2 p.m. May 14 ceremony at Todd's Garden in Sikeston. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. at the Matthews Community Building.