The engagement and upcoming marriage of Vanessa Williams and Robert L. Johnson are being announced by the bride-elect's parents, Cleophus Jarmon of California and Jacqueline Brewington of Philadelphia.
Parents of the groom-elect are Mary Eleanor Johnson of Warren and the late Ezekiel Johnson.
Miss Williams has a bachelor's degree in education from Youngstown State University and Notre Dame and formerly taught at Eagle Heights before retiring as an administrator.
Vanessa Williams and Robert Johnson
Mr. Johnson attended Kent State University for criminal justice. He is a retired construction laborer and was honorably discharged as a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran.
The couple will be married during a wedding ceremony to be held on May 23, 2013, at Nevels Temple Church of God In Christ in Youngstown. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to follow.