Announcement is made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Jessi L. Yates and Matthew William Rasnick.
The bride-elect is the daughter of David and Lisa Yates, 110 Yates Drive, Elizabethton. She is the granddaughter of William R. and Marie Harrison, Johnson City, and Carmen Yates, Elizabethton.
Jessi is a 2008 graduate of Happy Valley High School and a 2012 graduate of Walters State Community College. She is employed by Johnson City Medical Center as a physical therapy assistant.
Her fiancé is the son of Bobby and Jana Rasnick, Elizabethton. He is the grandson of Lucille Heaton, Elizabethton.
Matthew is a 2008 graduate of Unaka High School and is attending Northeast State Community College, pursuing an electromechanical degree. He is employed at Food City.
The couple will be married Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.