Bob and Jill Bisswanger of Ethel announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Germaine Bisswanger to Joshua Thaddeus Gray of Jacksonville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dan and Patty Eldridge, Rita Stevenson all of DeWitt and the late James Bisswanger. She is a graduate of DeWitt High School and graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in Public Relations. She is employed with the American Red Cross in Fayetteville as a donor recruitment representative.

The prospective groom is the son of Thad Gray and Ruth of Cabot and Carl and Malika Beutelschies of Austin. He is the grandson of the late Bartus M. Gray, Anna Elizabeth Gray, and Josiane "Jo" Ogle. He is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in finance. He currently practices accounting in Fayetteville.

The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 in St. Lucia.