HORSE BRANCH, Ky. -- Sharmon Wade and Phillip Wade have announced the engagement of their daughter, April Dawn, to James Everett "Jamie" Cogdill, son of George "Bill" and Eugenia Cogdill Jr. of East Prairie, Mo.
A 1997 graduate of Ohio County School, the future bride graduated in 2001 from Campbellsville University. The granddaughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Bibb and Harley and Mary Wade is stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, Ga., where she is assigned as a court reporter to the JAG office.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 1997 from East Prairie High School and is the grandson of Carl and JoAnn Simpkins of East Prairie, George and Christine Cogdill of Charleston and the late Merrillian Simpkins and Sadie Cogdill. He is also stationed with the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, where he is assigned to the 3rd Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment.
A Dec. 29 wedding ceremony will take place at the Pine Mountain Wedding Chapel near Columbus.