Sunday, June 16, 2002

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Young of Oak Ridge, Mo., and Richard Dinkens of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Misty Dawn Dinkens, to Charles Fredrick Thrower III. He is the son of Sharon Gentry of Cape Girardeau.

Dinkens is a 1992 graduate of Zalma High School. She is a dietary supervisor at the Lutheran Home.

Thrower is a 1992 graduate of Jackson High School. He received a bachelor's degree in industrial technology from Southeast Missouri State University. He is a self-employed independent insurance adjuster.

A July 13 wedding is planned in Jamaica.