The engagement and upcoming marriage of Jessica McDougal and Stephen Purfey are being announced by the couple's parents, Mr. and Mrs. David McDougal Jr. of Warren, and Mr. and Mrs. James Purfey of Boardman.
Miss McDougal is a 2011 graduate of Kent State University and is attending Youngstown State University for a master's degree in social work.
Mr. Purfey is a 2010 graduate of KSU with a bachelor's degree in education.
The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held at North Mar Church in Warren in January 2014. A reception at Ciminero's Banquet Center will follow.