ESSEX -- Hannah Jade Wheeler of Essex and Charles Brandon Gregory of Eminence have announced their engagement.
A 2006 graduate of Richland High School and a 2008 graduate of Southeast Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Cape Girardeau where she received an associate's degree in radiologic technology, the future bride is employed at Kneibert Clinic in Poplar Bluff. She is the daughter of Brad Wheeler and Jan Wheeler and granddaughter of Wilber and Betty Wheeler and Charles and Mary Corlew all of Essex.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Eminence High School and attended Southeast Missouri University in Cape Girardeau before working at Cross Country Trail Ride in Eminence. He is the son of Mike and Mary Kay Higgins of Eminence, and Bruce and Melissa Gregory of Republic. He is the grandson to Jim and Jane Smith of Eminence, Gene and Liz Merhtens of Springfield and Ron and GiGi Gregory,of Marion, Ill.
Family and friends are invited to attend the 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18 wedding ceremony at Alley Springs Mill near Eminence. A reception will follow at 5:30 p.m. at the CCTR Dining Hall in Eminence.