Elizabeth Ruth Hobbs and John Russell Clay announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Carol Sue Stayrook Hobbs, Newton. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master of Arts in Education from Truman State University and is employed by the School District of Washington as a high school science teacher.
The groom-to-be is the son of Stan and Leslie Clay, Columbia, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Truman State University and Master’s degree in East Asian Studies from Washington University, Saint Louis. He is employed by the Saint Louis University Medical School as the medical clerkship coordinator for Obstetrics Gynecology and Women's Health department.
The couple plans a May 24, 2015, wedding at Peace Lutheran Church of Washington, Missouri.