David and Peggy Self of Cabot announce the engagement of their twin daughter, Jera Kathleen Self to David Alan Shepard.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edwin and Patricia Self of Cabot, Lillian Surratt of Linden, Texas, and the late W.B. Surratt. She is a 2008 graduate of Cabot High School and 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences of nursing. She is employed with White County Medical Center as a registered nurse.

The prospective groom is the son of Connie Shepard of Hoxie and Don Shepard of Cabot. He is the grandson of Grace Shepard of Little Rock and the late Roy Shepard and the late Susco Roy Riggs and Ruby Riggs formerly of Jonesboro. He is a 2005 graduate of Cabot High School. He is employed with Remington Arms as a machine technician.

The couple will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Old Austin Baptist Church in Austin.