Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Redding of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kearney of Vidalia announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Brooke Kearney, to Christopher John Gareau, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gareau of Warner Robins.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ruth Brown of Statesboro and the late Mr. Edwin Brown and Mrs. Jane Kearney of Statesboro and the late Mr. J.B. Kearney. She attended Georgia State University and is currently employed as a property manager in Athens.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. William Pratt of East Aurora, N.Y., and the late Mrs. Mary Pratt and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gareau. He graduated from Georgia Southern University and is currently employed in commercial construction in Athens.
The couple plans to wed in November on Wilmington Island in Savannah.