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Congratulations, Betsy & John!

Mr. and Mrs. George Willard Morris, Jr. of Prairie Village are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Gray Morris, to John Robert McGovern, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Charles McGovern of Warsaw, Missouri. Betsy is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in international studies from Baylor University. Betsy was a Jewel Ball debutante in 2009. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority.

Her groom-elect is a graduate of Lee’s Summit High School. John earned a bachelor of science degree in architectural engineering from The University of Kansas. He is employed with Vertigo Media. Theirs will be a May 20th wedding at Second Presbyterian Church.


Also featured in the April 1, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Marianne Kilroy



Congratulations, Abby & Cooper!

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Crib Note –  William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins

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Congratulations, Adele & Blake!

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Congratulations, Emily & Peter!

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