Billy and Sherry Francis of Mason are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Nicole to Joe Russell Roach.
Joe is the son of Rusty and Joanna Roach of Banquete, Texas.
Emily is the granddaughter of the late Sam and Priscilla Pittman and the late Doris Francis, all of Corpus Christi, and the late Bill Francis of Newark, New Jersey. Joe is the grandson of Corky and Barbara Crane of Banquete and Neil and Wanda Roach of Agua Dulce.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Mason High School, has a B.S. in Animal Industries and a M.S. in Agricultural Communications from Tarleton State University. Emily is currently employed as a Speech/Drama teacher at Banquete High School.
Joe is a graduate of Academy Pride High School in Kingsville and attended Southwest Texas Junior College and Texas A&M-Kingsville. Joe is currently employed by REN Services as a Saltwater Disposal Well Supervisor and co-owner of Sendero Solutions.
Emily and Joe will marry July 19, 2008, at Saint Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Banquete.