DEXTER - Frank and Ruth Box of Dexter have announced the engagement of their daughter, DeAnna Box of Joplin to Jeffery Malloy of Joplin and son of Jeffery and LaDon Malloy of Dexter.
The future bride graduated in 1999 from Dexter High School. She has completed her freshman year at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff and plans to continue her college education in the field of medicine.
A 1998 graduate of Dexter High School, Malloy is employed by R.E. Smith Construction Company in Joplin and is a student at Crowder College, where he is taking classes in carpentry.
The couple will be married Saturday at the Assembly of God Church in Dexter.