EAST PRAIRIE -- Stanley Bell and Laura and Scottie Owens of East Prairie have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Ann Elizabeth Bell, to Shane Nowell Goodman, son of Bobbie Searles of Portageville and the late Bennie Goodman.
A 1993 graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride is pursuing a degree at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. She is a licensed practical nurse at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Her grandparents are Janet Brooks of East Prairie, Louise Bell of Miner and the late Norman Brooks and Manuel Bell.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 1994 from Portageville High School and is employed by Bob Ralph Distributing. He is the grandson of Gertie Nowell of Portageville.
Wedding plans are under way for a June 19 ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Portageville.