NEW MADRID -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Hunter have announced the engagement of their daughter, Laurel Paige, to George Christian Petty, son of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Petty Jr. of Mayfield, Ky.
The future bride graduated in 1997 from New Madrid County Central High School. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. An employee of Precision Management and Consulting in Mayfield, she is the granddaughter of the late Nell Rose and Virgil "Flip Dees and Olive and Furgison S. Hunter Sr.
A 1991 graduate of Mayfield High School, the prospective bridegroom attended the University of Kentucky and graduated from Murray State University. The grandson of the late Kathleen and Arlo Sprunger Sr. and Margie and George W. Petty Sr., he is owner and operator of Precision Management and Consulting Inc.
Plans are being finalized for a June 19 garden ceremony at the home of the bridegroom's parents in Mayfield.