Michael A. Rayburn Jr. - Elizabeth A. Sears
Elizabeth Ann Sears and Michael Allen Rayburn Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Elizabeth is the daughter of Gary and Wilda Sears, Hume, Mo. Michael is the son of Mike and Sue Rayburn, Liberal, Mo.
Elizabeth is a 2000 graduate of Hume High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 2005 and a Master of Science for Reading Specialist in 2011 from Pittsburg State University. She currently teaches fourth grade at Sheldon R-8 Schools.
Michael is a 2004 graduate of Liberal High School and attended Fort Scott Community College and then completed Auto Body School through Franklin Technological School, Joplin, Mo. He currently works at Labconco in Fort Scott, Kan.
An April 7 wedding is planned at the McGennis Youth Center, Rich Hill, Mo. A reception will follow at the Bar H Boys Ranch, Nevada, Mo. The couple will reside in Sheldon, Mo.