Together with their parents, Caitlin Elizabeth Pickrell and Jared Wayne Hanson announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Pamela Pickrell of Parkersburg and Gregory Pickrell of Mineral Wells. She is the granddaughter of Jim and Linda Cook of St. Louis, Mo., and Okey and Thelma Pickrell of Cross Lanes. She is a 2009 graduate of Parkersburg High School and is attending West Virginia University at Parkersburg. She is set to graduate in December 2013 with a bachelor's degree in elementary education.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Victoria Hanson of Beverly. He is the grandson of Andrew and Peggy Brooker of Churchtown, and the late Earl "Pete" and Carolyn Sue Hanson of McConnelsville. He is a 2005 graduate of Fort Frye High School and a 2009 graduate of Marietta College. He is employed by the Department of the Treasury.
A wedding is planned for June 2014 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Beverly.