JEFFERSON CITY -- Ed Dixon of Sikeston has announced the engagement of his daughter, Kawajalyn E'Lon Simmons of Jefferson City, to Roderic Orlando Collins of Jefferson City, son of Aleta and Hughe "Billy" Collins of Sikeston. The future bride is the daughter of the late Lois E. Simmons-Dixon.
A 1990 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, Simmons graduated from Lincoln University with a degree in computer information systems. She is employed as a computer programmer.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 1991 from Sikeston High School and is employed by Modine.
Wedding plans are being made for a June 3, 2003, ceremony.