SIKESTON -- The children of Sue Essary and Brad Blankenship have announced the engagement of their parents.
The future bride is the daughter of Dorothy Fowler and the late Coy Fowler. She is employed as a lab technician at Monsanto Seed Company in Matthews.
Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Betty Blankenship and the late Barney Blankenship. He is co-owner of Best Rubber Stamp Company in Memphis, Tenn.
Family and friends are invited to attend the 7 p.m. May 27 wedding ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn.