James and Michelle Patterson announce the engagement of their daughter Shelbie Patterson of Greenwood to Bradley Malone of Poyen. He is the grandson of the late Sonny Malone and Laura Malone of Poyen.

Shelbie graduated from Greenwood High School in 2011 and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Arkansas Tech University in 2015. She teaches English at Atkins Middle School.

Bradley graduated from Poyen High School in 2012. He is also a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 2016 as well as a Masters degree in 2017. He is employed by Walmart.

The couple celebrated their engagement in Walt Disney World and plan to marry in spring of 2019.