Dennis and Sherry Barnell of Conyers announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Barnell of Conyers, to Travus Blevins of Conyers, son of David Blevins and Trina Dennewitz.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Billy and Donna Giddens of Conyers and the late Lena Barnell of Conyers. She is a 2004 graduate of Philadelphia Christian School. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree and double certification in early childhood and special education at Mercer University and plans to graduate in May 2009. She is currently employed with the Rockdale Medical Center Pharmacy and Rockdale County School System as a student teacher.

The future groom is the grandson of Bobby and Diane Buffer of Conyers. He is studying criminal justice at DeKalb Technical School. He is currently employed with the Rockdale County Sheriff's Department.

The couple plans to wed May 16 at the bride-elect's grandmother's home off of Bonds Lake Road.