SIKESTON - Alan Joe and Paula Byrd have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sara Kelley, to Edmond "Luke" Poynor, son of Roy and Mary Ellen Poynor of New Madrid.
A 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride is employed by A.G. Edwards and Sons in Cape Girardeau.
Her fiance graduated in 1996 from New Madrid County Central High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in agronomy in 2001 from Southeast Missouri state University at Cape Girardeau. Poynor is employed by Archer-Daniels-Midland in Cairo, Ill.
Wedding plans are under way for a Dec. 22 ceremony at Shady Acres Church of Christ.