Bob and Barbara Hissom of Salem are announcing the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Maribeth Hissom, to Aaron Eckert. He is the son of Kevin and Judy Eckert of Crestline.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of United Local High School and a 2010 graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in human development and family science. She is employed as a human resource coordinator for a company in Ashland.
Her fiance, a 2006 graduate of Crestline High School, also graduated in 2011 from Otterbein University where he earned a master's degree in teaching. He is employed as a social studies teacher and head football coach at Bucyrus High School.
The couple is planning a May 11, 2013, wedding at Lexington Church of Christ in Lexington with a reception to follow at Snow Trails Ski Resort in Mansfield.