Mercier-Holbert

John and Diane Mercier of Parkersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Melody Hope Mercier, to Brian Kennedy Holbert, son of Robert and Melissa Cross of Parkersburg.

The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a homemaker.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of Parkersburg High School and an employee of Wal-Mart.

A wedding is planned for October 2013.