MARSTON -- Charles and Vicki Lange have announced the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth, to Richard Ryan Parker, son of Ricky and Cheryl Parker of Sikeston.
A 1999 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the future bride graduated with honors in May with a Bachelor of Science in human environmental studies and an emphasis in housing and interior design from Southeast Missouri State University. She is the granddaughter of Harold and Betty Hayes of Marston and Robert and Dolores Lange of Chaffee.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Robert Shirley Kirkland of Dexter and Wade and Beverly Parker of Sikeston. Also a 1999 graduate of New Madrid County Central, he graduated with honors from Southeast Missouri State University in May, earning a Bachelor of Science in biology in the area of molecular, cellular and microbiology. Currently he is a farmer with Parker and Parker.
Plans are being finalized for a July 31 evening ceremony at Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church.