SIKESTON -- Anita and Harry Sharp of Sikeston and Gerry Davis of Buford, Ga., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Karen Lynn Davis, to Stephen Kyle Porter, son of Bobby and Jeanette Porter of LaGrange, Ga.
A graduate of Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega, Ga., and LaGrange College in LaGrange, the future bride is employed as executive director at Poplar Creek Assisted Living and Memory Support Community in LaGrange. She is also attending Georgia State University in Atlanta to obtain a master's degree in gerontology.
The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia Hills, Ala. He works as a salesman for Blossman Gas in LaGrange.
Plans are being finalized for a 6:30 p.m. wedding Aug. 12 at the Discovery Center at Callaway Gardens in Georgia.