Kevin and Tammy Blackburn of Paducah announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Ashley Blackburn, to Eric Christopher Dunsford, son of Christine Dunsford of St. Charles, Mo., and the late Thomas Dunsford.
Miss Blackburn is the granddaughter of James and Virginia Slusmeyer and Kenneth and Teresa Blackburn, all of Paducah. She is the great-granddaughter of Frances Schmidt of Paducah. She is a 2005 graduate of Lone Oak High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2009 and a master’s degree in business administration in 2010, both from Murray State University. She is an alumna of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She is employed by Williams, Williams and Lentz.
Mr. Dunsford is the grandson of the late Benjamin and Martha Trost and the late Frank and Bernadine Dunsford. He is a 2004 graduate of Francis Howell Central High School in St. Charles and a 2009 graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor’s degree in public administration. He is an alumnus of Phi Mu Alpha fraternity. He is employed by Atmos Energy.
A May wedding is planned.