Carey Towe of North Augusta, S.C., and Archie and Julie Luther of Aiken, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Marie Towe of North Augusta, SC, to Eli Benjamin McPherson of Aiken, SC, a son of Ben and Barbara McPherson of Aiken, SC.

The wedding is planned for Saturday, October 27, 2012, at The Rye Patch.

The bride-elect is a maternal granddaughter of Mrs. Beverly Micheletti and the late Mr. Hank Micheletti of Roanoke, Ill., and a paternal granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Junis H. Towe of Belvedere, SC.

She is a 2009 graduate of Aiken Christian School. She is employed by SRP Federal Credit Union.

The bridegroom-elect is a maternal grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bellenot of North Hills, CA, and the late Ms. Esther Williams.

He is a 2010 graduate of Aiken Technical College. He will graduate in May 2013 from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed by Nucor Building Systems.