Sunday, September 15, 2002

LEOPOLD, Mo. -- Joseph and Denisa Tiefenaner of Caledonia, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tabitha D. Gibbons, to Christopher L. VanGennip. He is the son of Lynn and Ruthy VanGennip of Leopold.

Gibbons received an associate's degree from Forest Park Community College. She is employed at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville, Mo.

VanGennip is a graduate of Leopold High School. He is employed at Dana Corp. in Cape Girardeau.

A Sept. 21 wedding is planned at St. John's Catholic Church.