Laurence and Donna McClendon announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Jamison McClendon, to Brendon Taylor Kelso, both of Denton.The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Helen Abercrombie and the late Don Abercrombie of Denton, Texas, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Harry McClendon of Denton, Texas.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kelso ofBig Spring, Texas, and the grandson ofReverend and Mrs. FrankBarnes ofDuncan, Oklahoma, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelso ofGarden City, Texas.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Denton High School and a graduate of the University of North Texas, where she received a bachelors’ degree in Social Work.She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Christian Counseling at Dallas Baptist University.

The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Jacksboro High School.He is a graduate of Hardin Simmons University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Bible and a master’s in Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation. The groom is a track and field coach at the University of North Texas.

Brendon and Alyssa will be joined in Christ on November 14, 2015, with the Rev. Brad Cockrell officiating.

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