The Garden City Telegram


Ross and Dottie Ardery, of Copeland, and Cliff and Sheri Francis, of Oklahoma City, announce the engagement of their children, Tina Nicole Ardery and Tyson Dugan Francis.

Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Darlene Hammer and the late Jay Hammer of Sublette; and the late Russell and Irene Ardery of Dodge City. Her fiancé is the grandson of Nell Francis and the late Walter Francis of Edmond, Okla.; and the late Jesse and Carol Skipton of Deerfield.

Tina graduated from South Gray High School in Montezuma in 2000, from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology and from Kansas University with a master's degree in social work. She is a therapist for NorthCare in Oklahoma City.

Tyson graduated from Scott Community High School in 1997 and from Washburn University, Topeka, in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in music. He is working as an independent landman for Continental Land Resources.

A wedding is planned for Sept. 13, 2014, at Dream Catcher Point on Grand Lake in Oklahoma.