Madsen, Massey engagement

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Brian M. Massey, Joplin, and Katie J. Madsen, Carthage, are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

Massey is the son of B.F. and Phyllis Massey, Joplin, and the grandson of Olivia and the late Benjamin Massey, and the late Wyatt and Bernice Johnson, all of Joplin.

Madsen is the daughter of Dwight and Karen Madsen, Carthage, and the granddaughter of Marthalee and the late James Sapp Sr., formerly of Neosho, and the late Keith and Nancy Madsen, all of Carthage.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Pittsburg State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. She is employed as the Public Relations and Marketing Director at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, Mo.

The prospective groom is a 1999 graduate of Southwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Agricultural Business. He is employed by Hilltop Farms in Asbury, Mo.

An October 2005 wedding is planned for the couple.