Melissa Lehew and Matthew John DeCrans both of Charlotte, N.C., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Larry and Kathy Lehew of Pomeroy, Ohio and Mary and Robert DeCrans of Nevis.
The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Meigs High School in Pomeroy and earned a teacher's aide degree from Penn Foster Career School in 2009.
DeCrans is a 1998 Nevis High School graduate and a 2002 graduate of the Department of Medical Technology at the University of Minnesota. He is employed at a Charlotte hospital as a medical technologist.
The wedding is planned for Nov. 5, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pomeroy.