Sunday, August 18, 2002

Harold M. Downs of Sherman, Ill., announces the engagement of his daughter, Jennifer Ann Downs, to Mitchel Lane Miller II. He is the son of Mitch Miller and Diane Miller of Cape Girardeau. Downs is also the daughter of the late Marie C. Downs.

Downs is a graduate of Williamsville High School in Williamsville, Ill. She received an associate's degree in liberal arts from Springfield College in Springfield, Ill.; a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Springfield; and a master's degree in counseling psychology for children and adults from Lewis University in Romeoville, Ill. She is a pediatric psychotherapist in the Chicago area.

Miller is a graduate of Central High School, and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He is a custom carpenter in the Chicago area.

A Sept. 14 wedding is planned at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.