PORTAGEVILLE -- Joseph and Judy Scherer of Portageville have announced the engagement of their daughter, JoBeth Alison Scherer, to James Eric Williams, son of James Williams and Melissa Williams also of Portageville.
A 2005 graduate of the University of Mississippi, the future bride is employed as community manager of development with the American Cancer Society. She is the granddaughter of Gertrude and Winford Robison of Wardell, Jim and Maggie Disher and Florence Scherer of Portageville and the late Gilbert Scherer.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Arkansas State University. He is employed as district operations superintendent trainee with Bunge North America in Vicksburg, Miss. He is the grandson of Lillie Williams of Portageville, Christeen Overturf of Steele and the late James "Tiny" Williams and Henry Overturf.
Plans are under way for a 1:30 p.m. wedding May 3 at Saint Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville.