Kenneth and Carol Brackett of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Brackett of Buford, to Kerry West of Flowery Branch, son of James and Brenda West of Hoschton.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dorothy Jones of Buford, the late Grover Brackett, the late Paul Jones, and the late Holbert and Ruth Whitt. She is a 1999 graduate of North Gwinnett High School and attended Lanier Technical College.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Bert and Sue Crowe and the late J.D. and Mattie Lou West. He is a 1991 graduate of North Gwinnett High School and received a bachelor's degree in business management from Georgia Southern University. He is employed by Hardy Chevrolet in Gainesville.

The wedding is planned for April 4 at Buford Church of God.