Richard and Heidi Oates of Harker Heights announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Cathy Jean Oates of Harker Heights, to Jon Joseph Ross of Tahlequah, Okla., son of Eddy and Wilhelmina Ross of Tahlequah.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Austin. Her grandparents are Stan and Charmane Cross of Austin and Bob and Eileen Oates of Killeen.
The prospective groom will graduate from Northeastern State University in December 2013, with a degree in social studies education. His grandparents are Forman and the late Emma Ross of Tahlequah, Okla., and Peter Sr. and Anita Brown of Twin Lakes, N.M.
The couple plans a July 12, 2014, wedding at Peacock River Ranch in Gatesville.