Kenny and Tonya Hicks of Kenova announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Jo Ward, to Zachary Taylor Heaberlin.
Bethany, daughter of Kenny and Tonya Hicks and Mike and Terri Ward, is the granddaughter of Jo Ann and the late Billy Kiser and Ray and Bertha Ward.
Zachary, son of Fox and Deb Heaberlin of Kenova, is the grandson of Charlie and Margaret Blackburn and the late James W. Robinson and the late Andrew Jackson and Minnie Heaberlin.
Bethany is a 2010 graduate with a master's degree in preschool special needs from Marshall University. She is currently employed with the Wayne County Board of Education and is assistant coach of the 2010 state champion cheerleaders of Spring Valley High School.
Zachary is attending Marshall University majoring in business finance. He is currently employed with Kenneth P. Hicks L.C.
Their wedding ceremony will take place at First Baptist Church of Kenova. The reception will be held at the Bellefonte Country Club in Ashland, Ky., on June 11, 2011.