Sunday, April 7, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Stroder of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Renee Stroder, to Travis Lane Brown of Piedmont, Mo. He is the son of Linda Brown of Jackson, and the late James "Bud" Brown.

Stroder is a 2000 graduate of Jackson High School. She is a dental assistant for Dr. James H. Bollinger.

Brown received a bachelor of science degree in education from Southeast Missouri State University. He is a second grade teacher at Clearwater Elementary School in Piedmont.

A May 18 wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in Millersville, Mo.