Herman and Gail Johnson of Dublin announce the engagement of their daughter, Marcia Lynn Johnson, of Covington to Andrew Bryant Watkins, also of Covington and son of Charles and Ruth Watkins of Lyons.

The bride-elect has a bachelor's and master's degree in physical education and health from Georgia Southern University and a specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She is employed by the Newton County Board of Education at Alcovy High School. Her grandparents are Mrs. Mary Lou Johnson of Dublin, the late Herschel Johnson, Mavis and Ray Taylor of Dublin and the late Henry Snow.

The future groom is a graduate of Reidsville High School and is employed by the Newton County Detention Center as a detention officer. His grandparents are the late Charles B. Watkins, Agnes Beall and the late Barton and Gertrude Herring.

The wedding will take place on Nov. 17, 2007, at Pleasant Springs Baptist Church in East Dublin.