WEST PLAINS -- Jack and Charlene Cobb have announced the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Kristen, to Jesse John Branson, son of Nancy Branson of Oran and the late Richard Branson Sr.
A 1999 graduate of West Plains High School, the future bride received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture education from Missouri State University in Springfield. She is an agriculture teacher with Sikeston Career and Technology Center in Sikeston.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1996 graduate of Oran High School in Oran. He is employed with Holmes Farms in Oran.
Wedding plans are under way for a 3 p.m. ceremony Nov. 26 wedding at the West Plains Opera House in West Plains.