SIKESTON -- Heather Redden and Jimmy Franks have announced their engagement.
A 2005 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride is employed as an assistant manager at a local department store. She is the daughter of Pam Lewis and Larry Redden of Sikeston and the stepdaughter of John Lewis and Julie Redden.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Cheryl Franks of Kewanee and the late Richard Franks. He is a 2002 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School. He is currently serving in the United States Army, stationed in Babenhausen, Germany, and awaiting deployment to Iraq.
Plans for a spring wedding are being finalized.