MOUNDS, Ill. -- David and Laurie Austin and Ronald and Sherry Kennedy of Mounds announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Rene Austin, to Elvis Clayton Little, both of Lewisville, Texas. He is the son of Sally Little of Cairo, Ill.
Austin is a 1999 graduate of Meridian High School in Mounds. She is pursuing a degree in early childhood education at Texas Women's University in Denton.
Little is a 1995 graduate of Cairo High School. He is a warehouse supervisor with Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas.
An Aug. 12 wedding is planned at the United Methodist Church in Mounds.