SIKESTON -- Glenn and Nancy Lemmons have announced the engagement o their daughter, Brooke Allison, to Shawn Thomas Deal, son of Tom and Belinda Deal of Cookeville, Tenn.
The future bride is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Parker of Borger, Texas, C.G. Lemmons Sr. of Sikeston and the late Marjorie Lemmons. A 1993 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, she graduated in 1998 from Southwest Missouri State University at Springfield with a Bachelor of Arts in Near East antiquities. She attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and graduated in 2000 with a Master of Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School. Lemmons is pursuing a doctorate in biblical interpretation-Hebrew Bible.
The grandson of Horace and Arlene McDole and Ann Deal of Sparta, Tenn., and the late Walter Deal graduated in 1995 from Cookeville High School. He attended Tennessee Tech and is employed with Roane Engineers in Dallas, Texas.
Wedding plans are being finalized for a 7 p.m. ceremony Aug. 2 on Bradenton Beach in Bradenton, Fla.