NEW MADRID - Richard and Kathleen Barbre have announced the engagement of their daughter, Christina Rose, to Jason Park Taylor, son of Bill and Carolyn Taylor of Lilbourn.
The future bride graduated in 1997 from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is an elementary teacher with the New Madrid County R-1 School District. She is pursuing a masters degree in school administration from William Woods University at Fulton.
A 1998 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, the prospective bridegroom earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture-business and is a self-employed farmer.
Relatives and friends are invited to the 6 p.m. ceremony Jan. 19 at the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church.