Miss Pettus and Snell planning February 24 wedding in Oxford

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mills Pettus of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Carol Pettus, to James Robert Snell Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Snell of Dallas.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Larry Mills Pettus and the late Billie Pettus and Mr. and Mrs. Prentiss Wayne Wilkins, all of Brandon. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Donald Lee Brown of Peoria, Ill. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald Huffer Snell of Dallas.

Miss Pettus is a 2009 graduate of Jackson Academy. She was graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. At Ole Miss, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Miss Pettus lives in Dallas where she is the director of retail for Barrington.

Snell is a 2007 graduate of Highland Park High School. He was graduated in 2011 from Texas Christian University with a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurial management. At TCU, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He is vice president of Snell Motor Companies in Dallas.

The couple will exchange vows the evening of February 24 at Oxford-University United Methodist Church with a reception to follow at The Lyric in Oxford.