SIKESTON -- John and Cathy Heacox have announced the engagement of their son, Brad Heacox, to Christina Jones, daughter of Preston and Cindi Jones of Lewisburg, Tenn. A 2001 graduate of Marshall County High School in Lewisburg, the future bride graduated with a degree in finance and minor in communication from the University of Memphis, Tenn., in 2006. She is employed with Fed Ex Service in the internal audit department. Her grandparents are Robert and Gail Barnhart of Mount Morris, Mich., and Vivian Lukas of Ocala, Fla.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of Sikeston High School and Murray State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 2002 and a Master of Science in exercise and leisure studies, sports management in 2005. He is employed as the Student Recreation Center Facilities manager at the University of Memphis. He is the grandson of the late Eaul and Lillas Heacox and Raymond and Hilda Rabaduex. Plans are being finalized for an Aug. 2 wedding at Independent Presbyterian Church in Memphis with a reception immediately following at Botanic Gardens in Memphis.