SIKESTON -- Jim and Judy Leigh of Sikeston and Walter Herring of Richmond, Va., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melody Ann Herring to William Chesley Lyell, son of James Wesley and Bess Lyell of Richmond.
A 1990 graduate of Ritenour High School in St. Louis, she is employed at Best Price Tree Co. in Richmond. She is the granddaughter of the late John and Myrtle Nunnelee and the great-granddaughter of the late John Fred Nunnelee Sr., Audrey Nunnelee, Mattie Jane McSwain and Marshall Herring.
The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of James River High School in Richmond, where he owns and operates Best Price Tree Co. He is the grandson of the late Joseph and Annie Mayo, Melvin Green Lyell and Ernestine Lyell.
Plans are under way for a September wedding in Richmond.