Ashley Shearlock and Darrell Burton announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Kimberly Shelton of East Alton and Mark Shearlock of Rosewood Heights.
The prospective groom resides in Carbondale.
Miss Shearlock is a graduate of Alton High School. Her hometown is Bethalto. She is a medical receptionist at Southern Illinois Psychiatry.
Mr. Burton is a graduate of Arkansas State University and his hometown is Paducah. He is a finance manager for Auffenberg of Carbondale.
An April 23, 2016, wedding is planned at the Blue Boar in Cobden.