Published 10:41 am Saturday, May 19, 2012

April Lankford and Randy Bade, both of Suffolk, are engaged.


The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susan “Beth” Varnell Nace and Edward Nace of Branchville and Amy and Ryland Lankford Sr. of Watsontown, Pa. She is the granddaughter of Ernie and Bette Cole of Franklin and Bernard and Francis Lankford of Courtland.

She graduated from Southampton High School in 2008 and received a degree in education from Paul D. Camp Community College.

Her fiancé is the son of Julie and Daniel Stevenson of Mankato, Minn., and Vicky and Joel Bade Sr. of Janesville, Minn. His grandparents are Ramona Stevenson of Mankato and Erv and Mary Bade of Eagle Lake, Minn.

He graduated from St. Peter High School in 2002 and is a U.S. Navy diver.

The couple will wed July 21, 2012, at Courtland Baptist Church.