Randy and Naomi Causey of Coolville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ann Causey of Belpre, to Joseph Arthur Bell Jr. of Vienna.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Federal Hocking High School, Tri-County JVS and Mountain State Community College with a degree in medical assistant.
She is employed by Seniors Helpers in Vienna.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Sandra Lynn Bell and Joseph Arthur Bell of Atlanta, Ga. He is a graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School and West Virginia Wesleyan College with a bachelor's degree in arts and criminal justice.
He is pursuing a master's degree at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. He is employed by Coldstone in Vienna.
A May 12, 2012, wedding is planned.