Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Shankel, Murphy, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elaine, to Tyler Vincent Shockey, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Brian Shockey, Ardmore.


Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Shankel, Murphy, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elaine, to Tyler Vincent Shockey, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Brian Shockey, Ardmore.

The future bride is the granddaughter of Drs. Stewart and Elaine Shankel, Redlands, Calif.; Marjorie Kiefer, Fort Collins, Colo.; and the late Blair Kiefer.

She graduated from Canyon Creek Christian Academy in Richardson, Texas, and from Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas, with a bachelor of science degree in general studies.

She is working towards her master’s in business administration.
Her fiance is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Shockey, Ardmore; Mr. and Mrs. Keith Mackey, Edmond; and James Mangum, Crescent.

He graduated from Ozark Adventist Academy in Gentry, Ark., and from Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas, with a bachelor of science degree in social science. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in audio engineering at the Colorado University College of Arts and Media in Denver.

The couple plan to be married on June 28, 2009, in the Jonsson Color Gardens at the Dallas Arboretum in Dallas.