Heather Diane Rhoades and Christopher Gene Wilson announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joanna and the late Stephen Rhoades of Washington, W.Va. She attended Parkersburg High School and is a 2006 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Dixie Shilling of Duncan Falls, Ohio, and the late Gene Wilson.

He attended West Covina High School in West Covina, Calif.

A wedding is planned for July 5 in Parkersburg.