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Congratulations, Megan & Andrew!

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Lynn Turner of Our Town are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Lea Turner, to Andrew William Pence, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Keith Pence of Leawood. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Alfred Joseph Lane, Sr., of Mission Hills and the late Mr. Lane and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Turner, Jr. Megan is a graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism from The University of Kansas. Megan is a BOTAR, class of 2010. She is a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority and is careering with Lockton Companies.

Her groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. Donald Joyce Hall of Mission Hills and the late Mrs. Hall and Mrs. William Brink Pence of Liberty, Missouri, and the late Mr. Pence. Andy is a graduate of The Pembroke Hill School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Southern Methodist University, and an executive master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis. Andy was a member of The Jewel Ball floor committee as well as an escort in 2006 and a BOTAR escort in 2010. Theirs will be a September 12th wedding at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.


Also featured in the May 2, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Paul Versluis


Congratulations, Abby & Cooper!

Abby Lynn Hale and Cooper Dean Heidebrecht were united in marriage on June 10th at Country Club Christian Church in Kansas City, Missouri. Abby is the daughter of Shirley and…

Crib Note –  William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins

Double the pleasure, double the fun! Darling twin boys, William David Collins and Wesley Porter Collins, arrived on January 27th. Their proud parents are Monica and David Collins of Vero…

Congratulations, Adele & Blake!

Adele McConnell Royle and Blake Clemens McCartney were joined in matrimony on July 22nd at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Kansas City, Missouri. The bride is the daughter…

Congratulations, Emily & Peter!

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kent Hickerson of Overland Park, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne Hickerson, to Peter Bryant Milledge, the son of Mr.…