Jeff and Carol Baker of Chalk Bluff, are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Derek Andrew Baker, to Jessica Love Brown, daughter of Joe Brown and Donna Brown, of Waco.
Derek is the grandson of Evelyn Hlavaty and the late Lawrence Hlavaty of West and Richard and Doris Baker of Woodway. He is a graduate of Connally High School and McLennan Community College Police Academy. He is a Police Officer with the City of Bellmead.
Jessica is the granddaughter of Arch and Susan Ratliff of Chalk Bluff, and Lurlene Ratliff of Brownwood, Curtis and Debbie Brown of Lorena and Charles and Carolyn Goodwin of Golinda. She is a graduate of Midway High School and McLennan Community College Cosmetology Program. She is an Assistant Manager and Stylist at Pura Vida Day Spa and Salon, in Waco.
The couple will exchange vows on November 9, 2013 at the Carleen Bright Arboretum in Woodway.
Published in the Waco Tribune-Herald on October 6, 2013