Keith and Sharon Crites of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristy Lynn Crites, to Kirkley Wayne Smith. He is the son of Gena Welker of Patton, Mo., and the late Wayne Smith.
Crites is a graduate of Jackson High School. She expects to receive a degree in early childhood education from Southeast Missouri State University in May. She is employed at Hobby Lobby Creative Center.
Smith is a graduate of Meadow Heights High School, and received a degree in refrigeration and air conditioning from Jefferson College. He is employed at Coca-Cola.
A May 24 wedding is planned at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Tilsit.