The engagement of Myra Denise Houston and Arthur O?Neal Nance is announced today. The future bride is the daughter of Charlotte Ann Jones and Cedric Darrell Eaton. Parents of the future bridegroom are Johnny S. and Rosie Pearl Carter. The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 9, at New Vernon Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where both are members. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bobbie J. Houston, the late Mose Houston Sr., and Charles and Doris Baker. Miss Houston is a graduate of Brainerd High School. The future bridegroom is the grandson of the late Matt W. Sanford, the late Ilola Houston Nance, Odessa Carter and the late John Carter Sr. Mr. Nance is a graduate of Courtland High School and is employed as a certified industrial mechanic.