Maquel Renee Carter of Bonnie and Gilbert Louis Heck of Mt. Vernon announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Traci Graham and the late Russell Graham of Bonnie and James Carter of Mt. Vernon. She is a 2013 graduate of Rend Lake College and manager of Dairy Queen in Mt. Vernon.
The prospective groom is the son of Tammy and Denny Heck of Opdyke. He is a former Marine and works for Herzing Construction in Mt. Vernon.
The couple have planned an August wedding at Gun Creek on Rend Lake. Friends and family are welcome.