Lesa Hafford and Jesse May announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Maria Hafford of Marion and Jeff and Lori Maddox of Florida.
The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Tracy May of Hurst and Jerry and Jami Hampton of Carterville.
Miss Hafford is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She is employed by the City of Carterville.
Mr. May is a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 318. He and Miss Hafford are the owners of May Excavating in Carterville.
An April 2017 destination wedding is planned, with a summer reception to follow.