Mitchell and Cindy Ross, Stockton, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Ross, to Blake Maddy, son of William and Connie Maddy, Stockton.

Grandparents of the couple are Eugene and Marilyn Ross, and Ivan and Mary Heersink, all of Phillipsburg, the late Katherine Heersink, the late Duane and Alma Maddy, and the late Lyle and Mina Mae Miller.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Stockton High School and received a degree in equine sports massage therapy in the same year. She is employed at Central Veterinary Services, Stockton, and is pursuing a veterinary technician degree through San Juan College.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2002 graduate of SHS. He is employed at Central Veterinary Services, Stockton, and pursuing a veterinary technician degree through San Juan College.

A May 14, 2011, wedding is planned at Negril, Jamaica.