Kathy and Pat Arnold of Davis and Mike and Linda Steffan of Virginia Beach, Va., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Nicole Steffan, to Charles Ernest Hicks II, son of the Rev. Charles and Joy Hicks of Ripley.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Prema and the late Walter "Tunney" Kines of Leadmine and Reva Nesbitt of Hendicks and Stephen Steffan of Lynn Haven, Fla. She is a 2001 graduate of Tucker County High School and a 2007 graduate of Fairmont State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is employed with Precious Memories Kid Care in Ripley.
Her fiance is the grandson of the late William and Lillian Schaffner and the late Harry and Geneva Hicks. He is a 1996 graduate of Tucker County High School and is employed with Jackson Internal Medicine in Ripley.
LAUREN STEFFAN AND CHARLES HICKS
The wedding will take place at the Kines Family Farm in Leadmine on Aug. 22 at 1:30 p.m. with the Mr. Hick's father, the Rev. Charles Hicks officiating. A reception will immediately follow at YMCA Camp Horseshoe. The couple will reside in Ripley.