The engagement of Rebecca Lynn Birdsell and Craig Allen Powers, both of Hanford, Calif., is being proudly announced by their parents.
The future bride is the daughter of Allen and Judy Birdsell of Winchester and Matt and Brenda Hill of Oglesby. Becky’s grandparents are Jane Birdsell of Chandlerville and Judy Evans of Winchester and the late Fred and Dee Birdsell, Tom Evans, and Patsy Yates.
Becky is currently a Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy, stationed at Naval Air Station Lemoore, Calif. Becky just received her Bachelors of Science in psychology with a minor in criminal justice.
The future groom is the son of Mike and Kay Powers of Saint Mary’s, W. Va. Craig was in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged as a Petty Officer First Class. Craig is now employed by C-Innovations as an ROV technician. Craig also graduated from the College of Sequoias with his helicopter pilot license.
An engagement party was given by the future bride’s parents on Aug. 9 in Winchester.
The couple are planning a June 11, 2016 wedding in Parkersburg, W. Va. at the Blennerhasset Hotel.