Roach, McFarland

MR. AND Mrs. Jay Roach of Martins Ferry announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Ann to Joshua James McFarland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kim McFarland of Barnesville.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Martins Ferry High School and earned an associate degree in nursing from Belmont College in 2010. She is attending Chamberlain College of Nursing pursuing her bachelor’s in science and nursing and is employed at East Ohio Regional Hospital as a Registered Nurse in the operating room.

Her fiance is a 2003 graduate of Barnesville High School and a 2008 graduate of Belmont College with a degree in criminal justice. He is employed by Ohio Valley Coal Mine.

A May 12 wedding is planned.