Crystal N. Stevenson of Greenville and Matthew E. Blankenship of Mulberry Grove have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The future bride is the daughter of April Stevenson of Sorento and Steve Stevenson of Pocahontas.
She is a 2006 graduate of Greenville High School, and she graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
She is employed as an intensive care unit nurse at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
The future groom is the son of Don and Nelda Blankenship of Mulberry Grove.
He is a 2006 graduate of Mulberry Grove High School, and he graduated from Lindenwood University with a bachelor’s degree in business.
He is employed as a farmer and seed salesman at Blankenship Farms Inc.
The couple are planning a Sept. 8 wedding at Johnson Tropical Wedding Garden in Highland, with a reception to follow at the Highland Knights of Columbus Hall.