Tommy and Laurie Melton of Odessa want to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Melton of Odessa to W.E. Tinkler of Midland.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Permian High School and a 2005 graduate of South Plains College and 2007 graduate of University of Texas in Arlington. She is employed as a fifth grade teacher at Goliad Elementary in Big Spring.
She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clois Snell of Coahoma.
The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike McBride and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Tinkler. He is a 2001 graduate of Wink High School and a 2004 graduate of Western Texas College. He is employed by Chesepeake Midstream Partners in Midland.
The couple plans to exchange wedding vows July 23, 2011 at the Odessa Country Club.