William P. Dowty - Beth A. Neth

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Announcement is made of the engagement and approaching marriage of Beth Ann Neth and William Perry Dowty. The couple plan to be married in a 2 p.m. ceremony at Swan Creek Chapel, in Sparta, Mo., on Oct. 1, 2011.

Beth is the daughter of Geraldine Neth of Fort Scott, Kan. William is the son of Vernon and Donna Dowty of Butler, Mo.

The bride-elect is a 1993 graduate of Fort Scott High School, a 2002 graduate of Fort Scott Community College, and a 2009 graduate of Pittsburg State University, where she is currently pursuing her master's in nursing. Beth is currently employed by Cass Regional Medical Center in Harrisonville, Mo., as a registered nurse in the emergency department.

The prospective-groom is a 1997 graduate of Church of Christ Training Center, and holds an EMT license from South Metro Fire Protection District. He is currently attending the paramedic program at IHM, in Independence, Mo., and will graduate in November 2011. He is employed by Belton Emergency Services, Belton, Mo., as a firefighter/EMT.