4/30 Engagements

Pitts/Jesko
John and Sally Pitts of League City, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Karen Pitts, of League City to Jason Jesko of Webster, Texas. He is the son of Larry Jesko and Dixie Jesko of Lazbuddie, Texas.

The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. on July 1at St. Mary Catholic Church in League City.

The reception will be at Marker One Yacht Club and Marina in Seabrook, Texas.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Texas A&M University. She is employed at Clear Lake City Elementary School.

The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Texas A&M University. He is employed at Texas Services.

Invitations have been sent.

Mulligan/Taylor
Terry and Lenora Mulligan, of Clovis, and Robert and Cheryl Barton, of Albuquerque, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Gean Mulligan, to Christopher Lee Taylor, both of Las Cruces. He is the son of Jeff and Diane Taylor of Clovis.

The couple will exchange vows June 17 at Cannon Air Force Base Chapel.

The reception will be at the Landing on Cannon Air Force Base.

The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Clovis High School and attends New Mexico State University.

The prospective groom plans to graduate this spring from New Mexico State University.

Invitations have been sent.

Williams/Gee
Rodney and Tana Williams of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jenni Williams of Clovis, to Justin Gee of Clovis, son of Dwain and Connie Gee of Clovis and Tammy and Kevin Cheeks of Skellytown, Texas.

The couple will exchange vows in a close family wedding on June 3 in Ruidoso. A reception will follow Cree Meadows Country Club.

The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Texico High School and will be graduating from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. The prospective groom is a 2002 graduate of Clovis High School and is currently studying sports communications at ENMU. He is a member of the Greyhound baseball team.

Russell/Davis
Larry and Sharon Brooks of Houston announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shalonda Renee Russell, to William Gregory Davis, both of Albuquerque. He is the son of Sharon McPherson of Clovis and William Davis of Tacoma, Wash.

The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on June 24 at Fellowship MBC, Albuquerque.

The reception will be at Wyndham Airport Hotel, Albuquerque.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso, and is employed by Albuquerque Public Schools.

The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of New Mexico State University. He is employed by Allstate Insurance in Albuquerque.

Invitations have been sent.

Howard/Rutherford
Grubb and Sandy Howard of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Meredith Howard, to Heath Rutherford, both of Clovis. He is the son of Bart and Diana Rutherford of Clovis.

The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on June 10 at Central Baptist Church.
The reception will be at the Clovis Civic Center.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and a minor in international business. She is employed at All Pets Animal Hospital.

The prospective groom is a 1999 graduate of Clovis High School. He is the general manager at Bender Chevrolet-Cadillac.

McKillip/Moore
Larry and Joy McKillip of Weatherford, Okla., and Diane and Lynn Newberry of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly McKillip, to Brandon Moore, both of Clovis. He is the son of Ron and Dana Moore of Las Vegas, N.M.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. on May 13 at Hillcrest Park Sunken Gardens.

The reception will be at Clovis National Guard Armory.

The bride-elect is a 1999 graduate of Portales High School. She is employed at Custom Creations Screen Printing and Embroidery.

The prospective groom is a 1994 graduate of Sinuagua High School in Flagstaff, Ariz. He is employed by B & K Horses and Cattle.

The ceremony is open to friends and relatives.

Gordon/Wood
Joe and Florene Gordon of Portales announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Diana Gordon of Portales, to Quentin Wood of Broadview. He is the son of John Wood, and Jimmy and Ruth Schell of Grady.

The couple will exchange vows June 24 at Fury Farms in Broadview and a reception will follow the ceremony.

The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Mesalands Community College. She is employed at Clovis Nazarene School.

The prospective groom is a 1998 graduate of Grady High School. He is self-employed at Parkhill Construction.

The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.