THAYER -- David and Pamela Gilliland have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Nicole "Nikki" Davis, to Kurt Josef Lichtenegger, son of Anita Lichtenegger of Wappapello and the late Harold Lichtenegger.
A graduate of East Prairie High School, the future bride graduated summa cum laude from Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in communications. She also completed her teaching certification in special education at Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed as a special education teacher for the Twin Rivers R-10 School District. Her grandparents are Gary and Barbara Davis of East Prairie and the late Miller and Bessie Gilliland.
Lichtenegger is a graduate of Puxico High School and owns L's Dike #2 Marine in Wappapello. He is also employed as transportation director for the Twin Rivers R-10 School District. His grandparents are Velma Seabaugh of St. Charles and the late Delmar Seabaugh and Melvin and Norma Lichtenegger.
Plans are being finalized for an Oct. 20 wedding at the First Church of God in East Prairie.