YOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Dawnielle Monique Ballard, 3309 Glenwood Ave., and Tracy Devin Letlow, 437 Mistletoe Ave., is being announced by the bride-elect's aunt, Maxine Ballard, of the Glenwood Avenue, by whom she was raised.
Miss Ballard, a daughter of Michael Cox of Youngstown, is a billing specialist with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and is attending Youngstown State University.
Parents of the future groom are Willie Lee Letlow of the Mistletoe Avenue address and George Ross of Florida. He is a managing stylist with Stylin and Profilin Hair and Nail Salon.
The couple will exchange nuptial vows during an open ceremony at 3:30 p.m. May 26 at Friendship Baptist Church, Girard. Invitations will be issued for their reception at the Maronite Center.