John and Darlene Pursley, Lonedell, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Renee Pursley, Lonedell, to Devin Matthew Thurman, St. Clair, son of Ralph and Tonette Thurman, St. Clair.

Courtney graduated from St. Clair R-XIII High School in 2010 and Webster University in 2014. She is employed as a mathematics teacher at St. Clair Junior High.

Devin graduated from St. Clair R-XIII High School in 2010. He is employed by IBEW Local 2 as an apprentice.

The couple plan a Nov. 8, 2014, wedding at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Villa Ridge.