The parents of Karla Leigh Parks and Chad Wayne Speer proudly announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride elect is the daughter of Gerald and Cindy Parks of Calera, and the prospective groom is the son of Mr. Kenny Speer of Harrisonville, Mo., and Mrs. Jeanne Sartin of Raymore, Mo.
Karla Parks is a 2001 graduate of Calera High School, 2005 graduate of SOSU and 2009 graduate of SNU. She is employed by Calera Public Schools as a 5th & 6th grade math teacher.
Speer graduated from Harrisonville High School in 2000, William Jewell College in 2004 and Northwest Missouri State in 2006. He is employed by SOSU as the Offensive Coordinator for the football program.
The couple will wed at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 16 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev.
There will be a reception honoring the couple held at the Massey Building in Durant on Saturday, March 29 from 7 -11 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend.