Danny and Carrie Buchanan, of Golden, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Gerri Lynn, to Adam Stuppy, son of Mark and Kendra Stuppy, of Springfield, and Mark and Joanie LaRose, of Rogersville. Gerri is the granddaughter of Carl and Patty Buchanan, of Cassville, and Geraldine Ball, of Golden, and the late Oran Ball. She is a graduate of Cox College of Nursing and currently attends the University of Central Missouri Family Nurse Practitioner program. She is employed at the University of Missouri Hospital. Adam is a graduate of Benedictine College and currently attends medical school at the University of Missouri. The couple plan to wed at Holiday Island Baptist Church on Oct. 8.