Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mitchener of Alton, Mo., would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Whitney Mitchener to Kevin Ray Smith, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smith of Willow Springs.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Charles David and Wanda Melton and Charlotte Mitchener of Couch, Mo., and the late Robert Mitchener.
She is a 2006 graduate of Alton High School and is employed at Best Western, Springfield, Mo.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Harold and Muriel Smith of Willow Springs and William and Juanita Taylor of Mountain Grove.
He is a 2004 graduate of Willow Springs High School and is employed at Race Brothers and Kum-N-Go, Springfield, MO.
They plan to live in Springfield and attend Ozarks Technical College.
Wedding vows will be exchanged Saturday, Aug. 9, at Alton City Park, located on Tucker Creek Road in Alton, at 6 p.m.
A reception and dance will immediately follow the ceremony at the Alton Elementary School Multipurpose Building.
All family and friends are invited to attend their special day.