Sunday, April 25, 2004

Michael and Mary Manning of Troy, Ohio, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Christina Manning, to Justin Cody Pratt of Fort Lewis, Wash., formerly of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Robert Pratt of Dexter, Mo., and Barbara Wicks of Holly Springs, Miss.

Manning is a 1998 graduate of Miami East High School in Ohio. She received a bachelor's degree in historic preservation from Southeast Missouri State University in 2003.

Pratt is a 1996 graduate of Dexter High School, and attended Southeast University. He is serving in the U.S. Army and is an NBC specialist with the Brigade Support Medical Co. at Fort Lewis.

A June 20 wedding is planned in Piqua, Ohio.