SIKESTON -- Randy and Karen Davidson of Sikeston and Mark Staples of Charleston have announced the engagement of their daughter, Erin Elizabeth Staples, to Cpl. Victor Lee McNew, son of Richard and Shirley Clinton of Ste. Genevieve.
A 2001 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride is pursuing a registered nursing degree at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff. She is an obstetrics technician for St. Francis Medical Center and is also employed by Dr. Paul Clarke in Cape Girardeau.
She is the granddaughter of Glenn and Carolyn Davis of Wyatt, Ruth Staples of Benton and the late Pat Staples. Her great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Edward Todd of Wyatt, Bertie Staples of Charleston and the late Shirley Staples.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 2001 from Ste. Genevieve High School. A corporal with the U.S. Marine Corps, he is serving with the Combat Support Specialist Group 15 at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Michaels of Ste. Genevieve.
Wedding plans are being finalized for a May 19 ceremony.