Ashley DeForest and Doug Dickey, both of Houston, Texas, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
Parents of the bride-elect are Chuck and Cathy DeForest of Florence. Parents of the groom-to-be are DuVal and Ludmila Dickey of Houston and Jeff and Ellen Shoop of Katy, Texas.
The bride-elect is a 2001 Marion High School graduate, a 2005 Kansas State University graduate, and a 2008 Baylor Law School graduate. She will be employed by Howrey LLP in Houston.
The groom-to-be is a 1999 graduate of James E. Taylor High School in Katy, and a 2003 Sam Houston State University graduate. He is a helicopter pilot in Houston.
The wedding is planned for May 25 at Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Hesston.