DEXTER -- Ray and Brenda Dowdy have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kaylan Marie, to Dickie Dockins III, son of Dickie and Kathy Dockins Jr. of Sikeston.
A graduate of Dexter High School, the future bride will graduate in may with a bachelor of science degree in dietetics from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. She is the granddaughter of Maxine Shell, Erma Dowdy and the late Lester Shell and Bill Dowdy.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from Sikeston High School and is part-owner of Dockins Construction Company in Sikeston. He is the grandson of Juanita VonSande and the late Dick and Elizabeth Dockins and Melvin Tidwell.
Wedding plans are under way for a June 2 ceremony at the Sandals Resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.