Miss Meagan Noelle Engel and Mr. Richard Andrew Williams, both of St. Louis, Mo., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Joe and Mary Pat Engel of Fort Smith, Ark. She is the granddaughter of George and Katie Engel and Ben Etzkorn and the late Mary Etzkorn, all of Fort Smith.

She is a 2006 graduate of Fort Smith Northside High School and a 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with a degree in dental hygiene. She is currently a dental hygienist with Davis Dental Care and Wolken Family Dental in St. Louis.

The prospective groom is the son of Ron and Kathy Williams of Conway. He is the grandson of Eileen Williams and the late Richard Williams of Memphis, Tenn., and the late Thurman and Buena Turney of Conway.

He is a 2006 graduate of Conway High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in business management. He is an employee of the St. Louis Cardinals.

A December 29th wedding will take place at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Fort Smith.