Timothy and Angela Dees of Brownwood are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Marie Dees to Joel Seth Hoover, son of Joel and Sherry Hoover and Chris and Kathy Kmiec all of Brownwood. After a five year courtship the couple became engaged on July 10, 2011.

Pamela is a 2007 graduate of Victory Life Academy. Joel is a 2008 graduate of Brownwood High School and is currently a senior at Tarleton State University.

The couple will exchange wedding vows at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Depot, with officiant David K. Schum.