Ruth and Rex Stevens of Thayer and Arreda and Herbert Buckner of Licking have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Michele Stevens and Dustin Buckner.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Connie Stevens.
She is a 1994 graduate of Licking High School and a 1999 graduate of Missouri Valley College in Marshall. She earned a degree in criminal justice and sociology.
She is employed as a functional unit manager for the Missouri Department of Corrections in Licking.
The prospective groom is a 1997 graduate of Licking High School and is employed as a warehouse associate for U.S. Food Service in Salem, Mo.
The couple will exchange wedding vows at 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at Licking Christian Church.
The couple will live in Licking.