Sunday, August 12, 2007

Brad and Brenda Smith of Jackson announce the engagement of their son, Ryan Travis Smith, to Ellen Leanne O'Brien. She is the daughter of Mike and Debbie O'Brien of St. Louis.

O'Brien is a 1999 graduate of Oakville Senior High School. She received bachelor of science and master of arts degrees from Southeast Missouri State University. She is a speech/language pathologist with the Special School District of St. Louis County.

Smith is a 1997 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau. He received a degree from Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. He is a radiological technologist at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

A Sept. 29 wedding is planned at Queen of All Saints Church in St. Louis.