Pamela Jean Proffitt and Richard Gene Rowland were united in marriage Nov. 28 at the Chapel of the Doves in Hollister, Mo.
The bride is the daughter of Dean and June Proffitt of West Plains and Carolyn Proffitt of Springfield.
She is a 1980 graduate of West Plains High School and graduated from Southwest Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in agriculture education in 1985. She received a master's degree in agriculture education from the University of Missouri in 1995. Since 1986, she has been the agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor at Couch High School.
The groom is the son of John and Dorthy Rowland of Dexter.
He is a 1974 graduate of Dexter High School and is manager of Stoddard County Seed in Dudley. He is also the owner of Rowland Farms Trucking and Straw.
He recently retired after 29 years in the Air National Guard, serving in 1990-91 in the Gulf War and in 2002 in Operation Enduring Freedom in Oman.
Following a honeymoon in Branson, the couple lives in Doniphan.
To celebrate their marriage, a reception and dance will be held Dec. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. at West Plains Civic Center's Magnolia Room.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend.