Marilyn O'Briant of Collinsville and David Hickl of Louise, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melinda Deanne Hickl, to Brian Franklin Rainer, son of Randy and Alice Rainer of Toomsuba.
The wedding will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Bible Baptist Church in Vidalia, Ga.
Miss Hickl is the granddaughter of Dean Morton of Louise and the late Lois Morton, and Joe and Albina Hickl of Elmaton, Texas.
The bride-elect is a graduate of West Lauderdale High School and is attending Mississippi State University.
Mr. Rainer is the grandson of June Rainer of Meridian and the late Leland Rainer; Lila Ware of Houston, and the late Frank Ware.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Northeast Lauderdale High School and is attending Mississippi State University.
At MSU, he is a member of Pi Tau Sigma, Gamma Beta Phi Society, Phi Theta Kappa and the North America Young Generation in Nuclear organization.
Mr. Rainer is employed by Hatch Nuclear Plant.
A reception will be held in the church fellowship hall following the ceremony. Family and friends are invited to attend.