Ciera Dawson, of Nixa, and Marty Shaw, of Columbia, will be wed on Oct. 7, 2017, in Branson.
Ciera graduated from Nixa High School in 2004, and then received her degree in Dental Hygiene and Health Science from Missouri Southern State University in 2008. Marty graduated from Hickman High School in 2010 and did his undergraduate studies at Central Methodist University, graduating in 2014.
The couple met through mutual friends in Springfield. Since their engagement last summer, they have been happily planning the wedding of their dreams. After they tie the knot, they plan to reside in Columbia.
The bride’s parents are Jody and Tim Dawson of Nixa. The groom’s parents are Debbie and Marty Shaw of Columbia.
Ciera is a dental hygienist in Nixa. Marty is a salesman with Ferguson Plumbing in Columbia.