Vanessa M. Sheppard of Rockport and Timothy B. Loiseau of Little Hocking announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of James and Vickie Sheppard of Rockport. She is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and is employed by the United States Postal Service.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of the late August and Betty Patterson Loiseau.
He is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and is employed by General Glass.
An open church wedding is planned for Oct. 6 at the Tri-County Worship Center in Rockport. A potluck reception will follow at the Rockport Community Building.