Couples

Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements

Engagement

Cook and Jones

Sara Jones and Kyle Cook

Dan and Chris Jones, Bartlesville, Okla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Lynn Jones, Chapman, to Kyle Michael Cook, Lawrence, son of Mike and Connie Cook, Lawrence.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Bartlesville High School. She received a bachelor's degree in biology from Washburn University in 2005. She is a teacher and coach at Chapman High School.
The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Lawrence High School. He received a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Washburn University in 2005. He is network engineer at EMR in Lawrence.
The couple plan a Sept. 16, 2006, wedding at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence.

Anniversary

Smith

Fredonna and Howard Smith

Howard and Fredonna Smith, Gravois Mills, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 23 at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.

They were married July 20, 1956, in Oskaloosa. Howard opened H.Z. Smith Motors in 1977. Fredonna is a homemaker. She was a volunteer in Lawrence.

Their children are Karen Hall, Olathe; and Kevin Smith and Keith Smith, Lawrence. They have three grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.