ESSEX -- Billy and Cheryl McClure of Essex and Paul and Vicky Woodard of Ft. Riley, Kan., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Charlene Denise "Charlie" Tilley of Essex to Ryan Ray Decker of Poplar Bluff, son of Jay and Cindy Decker of Poplar Bluff and Kay and Royce Hanson of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.
A 2004 graduate of Richland High School, the future bride attends Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School and a 2001 graduate of Okaloosa Walton Community College in Niceville, Fla.
Family and friends are invited to attend the 6 p.m. ceremony Aug. 19 at the A.R.K. of Hope Church off Hwy. 60, east of Dexter.